If Jane Should Want to Be Sold: Stories of Enslavement, Indenture and Freedom in Little Compton, Rhode Island
The Center for Public Humanities bridges the University’s goals as stated in the Building on Distinction themes of “Cultivating Creative Expression,” “Exploring Human Experience,” and “Creating Peaceful, Just and Prosperous Societies” and in the aims of the Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion plan. We do this by working collaboratively with both campus and local partners, as well as through careful consideration of the pedagogy, faculty, and students in the Public Humanities Master’s Program. As part of the American Studies Department and the Ethnic Studies Program, we participa
In the Fall 2016, the Center for Public Humanities will offer the following courses. More information and registration here.
The North Eastern Public Humanities Consortium (NEPH) fosters public projects animated by humanistic inquiry in support of art, culture, history, and education for a more democratic society. Linking eleven diverse institutions across the region (Bard Graduate Center, Brown, Columbia, CUNYGrad Center, Harvard, Lehigh, New York University, Rutgers—Newark, University of Massachusetts Boston, Tufts University, University of Delaware and Yale), the consortium provides opportunities for faculty, students, professionals, and community members to build partnerships and enh