We investigate how translation can be a process of transformation.
The Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research expands the diverse ways that the public humanities function in public life and as a public good. Made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, this initiative brings together over 40 faculty, students, and–uniquely–civic, cultural, and community partners to produce and circulate research through public projects, engaged scholarship, and interdisciplinary activities at CUNY and throughout New York City.Read more
Organized into four integrated research groups, the Seminar amplifies the intellectual and creative work at the intersection of the public humanities, the digital humanities, the humanities-related social sciences, and social justice.
We look at how art movements and social movements align.
We render archives accessible to the public.
We study and employ narration as a guide for social change.
Organized by faculty and graduate students at The Graduate Center, Working Groups stem from our ongoing Seminars in the Humanities series. Working Groups provide the time, space, sociality, and institutional support necessary for participants to develop and implement sustained intellectual inquiry in extra-disciplinary fields.