The National Humanities Alliance (NHA) has circulated a call for late-breaking sessions and facilitated conversation topics on humanities work at the upcoming 2020 Virtual National Humanities Conference to be held on November 6, 10, 12, and 13.
Part of the Michigan Humanities Collaboratory’s mission is to build ties between programs and institutions with shared goals of advancing collaborative scholarship in the humanities. Read more about how the Collaboratory will build ties with Humanities for the Public Good.
The Black Opera Research Network (BORN) celebrated its launch with an inaugural panel discussion on Friday, August 21. BORN is an international research collaboration committed to exploring operatic activities, both historical and current, that complicate the perceived whiteness of opera as a genre.
The From Africa to Patagonia team screened their documentary film “Boers at the End of the World” at the Woordfees arts festival in early March, just days before most of the world shut down due to Covid-19.
Team members Ashley Lucas (Documenting Criminalization and Confinement); and Lorenzo Garcia-Amaya and Sean Lang (From Africa to Patagonia) share recent publications.
Members of the From Africa to Patagonia Collaboratory team recently published “Collaboration Transcending Crisis” in Inside Higher Ed, a leading higher education news source.
Katie Hall, a member of the From Africa to Patagonia project grant team, will be headed to Eastern Michigan University’s MA program in Communication Sciences & Disorders, starting in fall 2020.
The Michigan Humanities Collaboratory seeks submissions for High Stakes Humanities: Being Human During COVID-19, an ambitious humanities response to the COVID-19 pandemic to be published by University of Michigan Press.
Jiseung Kim, team member on the From Africa to Patagonia project, says “My experience in the Collaboratory helped me tremendously as I navigated the job market learning to reposition myself as a new postdoctoral researcher.”
Elisha Renne and Ronke Olawale were in Nigeria earlier this year meeting with a number of feminist scholars and activists. Hear about the research activities of Expanding the Reach of the Global Feminisms Oral History Archive a few months prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.