PUBHM-GA 1001 Introduction to the Public Humanities (4 Credits)
This course aims to introduce students to the history, theory, and practice of the public humanities and public scholarship, as framed and understood by the instructors. The course should equip students with a range of skills through which they can begin to envision developing a public humanities project while also situating students in the key discourses, debates, and concepts of the public humanities as it has emerged in recent decades. Typically, the course involves guest speakers and practitioners, analysis of specific public humanities projects, and texts that theorize and historicize the relationship between the public and humanities disciplines, along with related concepts of the human, histories of the modern university, privatization, expertise and knowledge production, etc.
Grading: GSAS Graded
Repeatable for additional credit: No