IHGC Events September 2012

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Thursday, September 27

The Classroom, the Book, and the Screen
The Humanities Today and the University of the Future

Morning session, 9:30 am – 12 noon
Afternoon session & Roundtable, 2 pm – 4:30 pm
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A symposium devoted to current measures to protect and promote the study of the humanities, featuring presentations by the executive directors of the College Art Association, the American Historical Association, and the Modern Language Association, the three largest humanities associations of the American Council of Learned Societies, representing nearly 60,000 members in the university and beyond. Linda Downs, Executive Director of the College Art Association will speak on "The Art Image: On Campus, Online, in the Courts and at the Market." Rosemary Feal, Executive Director of the Modern Language Associations will present a talk entitled, "Practical Magic: Promoting the Humanities on Campus Today." Finally, James Grossman, Executive Director of the American Historical Association will discuss, "Historical Sensibility and Civic Culture."

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