Political science PhD student Giovanna Kuele reflects on the difficulties of researching the “black box” of the United Nations (UN) and its decision-making, and how and when UN anniversaries result in normative change.
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Sarah Mady, Ph.D. Candidate in Archaeology, reflects on her surveying and mapping of over thirty fertility shrines in North Lebanon as part of the Early Research Initiative (ERI)/PublicsLab Summer Research Fellowship.
Cultural Anthropology PhD student Joseph A. Torres-González reflects on his job search outside the [academic] box.
Philosophy PhD candidate Pedro Monque shares reflections on his work with a team of six Latin American activists and academics with whom he created a “summer laboratory” for collaborative research.
PhD Candidate and former PublicsLab Senior Public Fellow Ash Marinaccio reflects on building her arts organization, Docbloc, during the pandemic. Docbloc is the public humanities component of Ash’s Ph.D. dissertation work in the Theatre and Performance program at The Graduate Center.
Sociology PhD student Cristine Khan reflects on the nuances, pitfalls, and necessity of doing boundary-pushing, community-focused work.
Patrick Smyth, the new postdoc in Humanities Entrepreneurship, introduces Iota School, a business providing accessible technical training to humanists.
Public Fellow Madeleine Barnes provides a recap and reflection on the panel session for the workshop series “Activism, Archives, and Education” held in March 2021.
Public Fellow Tania Avilés Vergara reflects on the practice of activist archiving as a challenge to hegemonic narratives, and an opportunity for socially responsive pedagogies, after the “Activism, Archives and Education” workshop series in March 2021.
Reflecting on her experience as a communications associate, Mellon Public Humanities Fellow Queenie Sukhadia discusses how she un/learned to write on digital platforms for the public.