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Coverage for grant CH-233584-16

CH-233584-16
Black Publics/Lived Experience: Africana Studies and the Public Humanities at Lehigh University
Jennifer Swann, Lehigh University

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=CH-233584-16

Engage & Interact (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Timothy Hyland
Publication: Lehigh Research Review
Date: 3/17/2016
Abstract: New initiatives will see faculty and students moving further into the public sphere, joining with local residents and other community partners in forums, town halls and public meetings to deliberate on local concerns that they can address together.
Link: http://http://www1.lehigh.edu/news/engage-interact

A Powerful Opportunity (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Mary Ellen Alu
Publication: Lehigh Bulletin
Date: 3/7/2016
Abstract: In 2011, Lehigh opened a new chapter in its increasing commitment to diversity and interdisciplinary education when it selected Africana Studies as its first academic “cluster,” bringing together scholars/faculty in English, history, religion studies, theater, journalism, and art, architecture and design. Over the past four years, the program has developed powerful public programming, including a 2015 conference on Malcolm X's life and legacy that attracted scholars from around the world.
Link: http://http://www1.lehigh.edu/news/powerful-opportunity


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