Still in Good Shape? The Role of the Humanities in Higher Education and Society
Freie Universitaet Berlin, Philologische Bibliothek (Philological Library)
(© David Ausserhofer)
The German Consulate General Recommends:
In today’s highly uncertain economic climate, what advantage does an education in the humanities provide? What contributions can new interdisciplinary partnerships, innovative courses and the development of the digital humanities make to keep the field vibrant and to underscore the long-term benefits of the humanities, not only to academia but also to society as a whole? What are the latest developments in curricula and what are the new funding models in the humanities worldwide? Join our experts for international perspectives from the United States, Germany, and Canada as they discuss challenges and progress in the humanities.
Location and time:
871 United Nations Plaza (1st Avenue and 49th Street)
New York, NY 10017
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m.
Free admission. RSVP required.
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Reception to follow. Seating is limited.
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