The Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) hosts a new occasional podcast series, Voices from the Humanities.These episodes spotlight the innovative, interesting, and timely programs being run by members of the CHCI.
Humanities Responders (Center for the Humanities, UW-Madison)
How can humanities centers stay publicly engaged in the time of social distancing? In this episode, Craig Eley (CHCI) speaks with Aaron Fai (Assistant Director for Public Humanities at the Center for the Humanities, UW-Madison) about the Humanities Responders: a student-run public humanities program conducted virtually. Seeking to identify and respond to invisible crises taking place in the community, Fai discusses how he drew down the barriers
Coastal Communities and Justice (Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research – Texas A&M University)
How can humanities centers and institutes work with other disciplines and research units to address issues of environmental justice and equity in their local communities? With colleagues from across the university – from literature and the arts to oceanography and urban planning – the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research are showing that responses to our current environmental conditions are strengthened by the inclusion of research that emphasizes justice, ethics, and the imagination.
You can find these past episodes of the series here: https://chcinetwork.org/ideas/coastal-communities-and-justice and here: https://chcinetwork.org/ideas/humanities-responders