This 90-minute program featured inspiring visions and projects in Digital Humanities (DH) research and challenges faculty to imagine the potential of using DH in their own work. Presenters included professors Nathan Dennis and Karen Fraser (Art History/Arts Management and Museum Studies), David Silver (Environmental Studies and Urban Agriculture), and Gleeson Assistant Librarian Colette Hayes. This event was moderated by Michael Rozendal (Rhetoric and Language).
Ten members of the University of San Francisco community responded to ten unique objects in Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps. Artifacts were created by people of Japanese ancestry while being held in detention centers— Department of Justice camps and ten permanent camps.
Christine Yeh, Professor in the School of Education, led an interactive workshop where faculty created a specific semester plan to accomplish their research and writing goals. Participants strategized on how to navigate and balance multiple professional and personal goals.
Art is not only personal to the artist who created it but also to the person viewing it. I chose the piece “Doña Señorita ”: Matriarchal power enhancement. I was drawn to it initially because I love señorita bananas. At a deeper level, the piece makes me remember my home, my family.
A Series of Events sponsored by a CRASE Interdisciplinary Action Group Grant Event #1: Public Enemy, an Adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Produced by the Performing Arts and Social Justice Program. On April 25, 2014, water officials from Flint, Michigan celebrated
As a librarian who is passionate about languages, literature, pedagogy, and research, I’m curious about how technology assists their study and practice. I’m also confident that technological innovation needs the critical and constructive perspectives of humanities students and scholars.
President Trump’s inaccurate understanding of sexuality and gender has led to the reversal of Obama-era positions on transgender rights and the creation of policies that attempt to harm transgender students, troops, and workers. Disheartened by these discriminatory attacks, professors Jane Bleasdale, Amie Dowling, and Daniela Dominguez felt the need to take action against President Trump’s attempts to silence and oppress the transgender community.
The day I started writing this essay, two students were killed in yet another high school shooting in the United States. This time it was in New Mexico. The day I came back to revise, a policeman had shot and killed a 6-year old boy in San Antonio.