A group where we can share research, teaching, writings, and other work in public humanities.
Family Values by Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift Book Review Prabuddha Bharata February 2015
This paper explores how one can go beyond social and other distinctions by the praxis of Advaita Vedanta
On the photographs of torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and the visual politics of power
On the work of Krzysztof Wodiczko
On looking at lynching photographs
The politics of Rivera’s RCA mural in New York City.
One of the most pressing challenges in the world today is access to clean water. This chapter explores the crises of contaminated water in Flint, water shutoffs in Detroit, and larger questions about the control of water by private corporations and the changing nature of urbanization. As neoliberal policies seek to privatize infrastructure and…[Read more]
In collaboration with the Philosophy School of Phish and Phish.net, the Public Philosophy Journal is developing an unprecedented Special Issue dedicated to exploring philosophical topics in connection to the music and culture of the band Phish. Proposals from folks working within and beyond the academy are welcome by January 18! Please follow t…[Read more]
Standards for Reporting Data to Educators provides a synthesis of research and best practices of how data should be presented to educators in order to optimize the effectiveness of data use. Synthesizing over 300 sources of peer-reviewed research, expert commentary, and best practices, Rankin develops a set of data reporting standards that…[Read more]
Designing Data Reports that Work provides research-based best practices for constructing effective data systems in schools and for designing reports that are relevant, necessary, and easily understood. Clear and coherent data systems and data reports significantly improve educators’ data use and save educators time and frustration. The s…[Read more]
Educators are increasingly responsible for using data to improve teaching and learning in their schools. This helpful guide provides leaders with simple steps for facilitating accurate analysis and interpretation of data, while avoiding common errors and pitfalls. How to Make Data Work provides clear strategies for getting data into workable shape…[Read more]
Go on NPR, give a TED Talk, write for publications read by thousands… This book helps education experts of all levels share their knowledge, work, and research with and beyond their own field and colleagues. By pursuing the recommendations in this book, educators and researchers can increase the exposure of their ideas and impact more…[Read more]
Offering clear strategies rooted in research and expert recommendations, First Aid for Teacher Burnout empowers teachers to prevent and recover from burnout while finding success at work. Each chapter explores a different common cause of teacher burnout and provides takeaway strategies and realistic tips. Chapter coverage includes fighting low…[Read more]
Jenny Grant Rankin deposited Engaging & Challenging Gifted Students: Tips for Supporting Extraordinary Minds in Your Classroom (ASCD Arias) in the group Public Humanities on Humanities Commons 3 months ago
Though nearly 5 million students can be characterized as gifted and talented in the United States, many exceptional learners “fly under the radar.” Because they are not appropriately challenged in the general classroom, they never meet their full potential in school or in life. Author Jenny Grant Rankin equips general classroom teachers with the…[Read more]
Julian C. Chambliss deposited A Black Social World: Recovering African American Community Life through Generative Digital Practice in the group Public Humanities on Humanities Commons 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The paper explores the impact of generative digital scholarship to document and illuminate the black experience in Winter Park, Florida. Building on a community engagement and experiential learning model that positions the classroom as a critical making platform, this presentation documents how archival research and digital exhibits focused on…[Read more]
This essay explores the various state(s) and future(s) of academic publishing, and also makes an argument for the radical hope of a vibrantly futurist University-Library, and the formation of new cultural-intellectual-artistic publics, that would come into being in new para-institutional spaces.
This short essay is part of a Forum centered upon responses to Simon During’s essay, “Precariousness, Literature and the Humanities Today,” Australian Humanities Review 58 (May 2015), and argues (following Nicholas Bourriaud’s figure of the radicant) for the becoming-itinerant of humanistic practice, as well as for reinventing the Academy as a wan…[Read more]
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