Tag: community engagement

History, Memory, and Disability Rights Public Humanities Program

“History, Memory, and Disability Rights: Creating Inclusive Public Humanities Programs,” a public humanities conference and workshops, will take place on Nov. 19, 2016.

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NJCH Welcomes New Staff Members

Jason E. Allen joins as the Director of Community Engagement and Gigi Naglak is the Director of Grants and Programs.

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Could the public humanities become more valuable?

Building community has turned up as a priority in a wide variety of settings around the region lately, often with the humanities in the driver’s seat. Perhaps in the season when underground bulbs send up the flowers that remind us to appreciate the beauty in nature, it is reasonable to treat the humanities a bit like those flowers. Perhaps this is a chance to take a moment to give a sniff, let our spirits be lifted, and renew our hopes for our work in a troubled world.

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Free workshop to focus on living history

From H-NJ: The New Jersey Living History Advisory Council invites members of non-profit historical organizations interested in living history, to attend a FREE one day workshop on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Monmouth Battlefield State Park in Manalapan, NJ. The workshop’s theme, “Touched

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NJCH seeks community partners

From the New Jersey Council for the Humanities: The NJCH seeks community partners for its Face to Face: Community Conversations program.  The program encourages dialogue on civic life in New Jersey through film screenings/discussion events and supplementary activities. This year, the NJCH

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Project post: The Quest to Engage the Public in Scholarly Conversations Online

How can the internet change the way that we conduct research in the humanities? This is a question that scholars have been asking since the earliest days of the web, but as our own relationship with the internet develops through

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“Beers to Brassieres in 150 Years” and Beyond: New Developments at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum

By Mandi Magnuson-Hung Since opening in 1992 in what was previously a tenement building at 97 Orchard Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum has interpreted the lives of the working-class immigrants who occupied the

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