The Literature Program

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The Literature Program

Literature Program and Calderwood Seminars present

The Tangible Humanities

Amy Hungerford, Yale University

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Thinking is an invisible form of work. What does this mean to us today? Amy Hungerford, Bird White Housum Professor of English and Dean of Humanities at Yale, will discuss how and why the humanities have embraced the study of objects and social life with special fervor, a movement that coincides with the rise of virtual culture and with innovations in classroom architecture. How does our desire to see what we study shape—or limit—the subjects, spaces, and methods of teaching? How and where does the invisible work of thought, and the thinker, find a place?

For more information, call 845-758-7150, or e-mail jluzzi@bard.edu.

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Location: RKC 103