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October 27, 2020

“Writing for the Public Workshop” Shines National Spotlight on Humanities Faculty

The Humanities Center’s 2020 “Writing for the Public” Workshop continues to feed major newspaper and magazine publications by Miami faculty. In the latest, Pepper Stetler writes in The Atlantic that “The Gap Between My Daughter and Her Peers Is Growing.”  

Nearly a dozen other workshop participants placed articles this year in prominent outlets including The Washington Post, The Conversation, Popula, and Quartz.  Faculty authors include Kate Dannies (International Studies), Kimberly Hamlin (American Studies), Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy (American Studies), Scott M. Kenworthy (Comparative Religion), and Stetler (Art History, Associate Director of the Humanities Center). 

“Writing for the Public” helped humanities faculty share their scholarship with a wider audience. Led by Professor Chris Schaberg of Loyola University, New Orleans, included practical exercises, guidance on working with editors, and collaborative discussion of participant articles and book proposals.

In 2021, the Humanities Center will offer a new workshop on grant development. Coordinated by Mary Jean Corbett, Distinguished Professor of English, it will help faculty identify funding for their work and polish a successful proposal.  Participants will receive individual consultations with Dr. Fred Winter, a former program officer at the NEH.  The Humanities Center encourages participation by faculty teams interested in seeking support for collaborative projects.  Applications are due November 8th by 6 p.m.

2020 “Writing for the Public” workshop publications

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