Intersecting Identities: Power Dynamics in the Public Humanities
Saturday, March 15, 2014
9:30am - 6:30pm
Graduate colloquium "Intersecting Identities” is designed to bring together graduate students in a variety of publicly engaged disciplines. Together we will engage in fun, transformative, and critical dialogues about the intersections of various social identities (including: race, gender, class, religion and sexual orientation) and public humanities work. The event will feature an opening discussion on Power, Privilege, and Oppression by Shane Lloyd, Assistant Director for First Year and Sophomore Programs at Brown's Third World Center.
American Dance Legacy Initiative Mini-Fest: March 1, 2014
Slavery & Satire: A Conversation with Azie Mira Dungey, Creator of "Ask a Slave"
Friday, March 14, 2014
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage and the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) welcome Azie Mira Dungey to discuss her controversial new satirical web series Ask A Slave, and her former work as a historical interpreter of enslaved life at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Dungey, a writer and comedienne is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Performing Arts.
If You Build It, Will They Come? Digital Participation Projects in Arts and Heritage
Friday, April 4, 2014
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Many arts and heritage organizations now consider the digital counterpoint to their physical visits a key part of their operation, with web visits, social media followers and e-commerce transactions supporting funding bids, PR stories and more. It allows them to grow their reach worldwide, to share their stories and their history with those who would be unlikely to ever visit. So what’s the value of digital participation, and why are we investing more time and money in creating these projects in the cultural sector?
Brand Strategy and the Role of Market Research
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
9:30am - 12:30pm
This seminar will lead participants on how to create a fact base for good decision making. Facilitator Kenneth J Roberts will cover the basics of creating a brand strategy along with a guide for non researchers on how to use [and not use] market research data.
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