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After the Humanities

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since the sixteenth century, the humanities have been considered as the branch of “learning or literature concerned with human culture,” and have been under persistent critique from some quarters for ... More


The Function of Digital Humanities Centers at the Present Time

Neil Fraistat

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0028
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter attempts to provide a specific sense of the things a representative digital humanities center actually does. It then discusses the general function of the digital humanities center as an ... More


William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

William A. Link

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469611860_Link
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few North Carolinians have been as well known or as widely respected as William Friday. The former president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) remained prominent in public affairs in the ... More


Epilogue: Dunham’s Legacy

Joanna Dee Das

in Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

The Epilogue examines Dunham’s influence as an artist, activist, and intellectual. It discusses efforts within the dance world to preserve her legacy, namely, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s ... More


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