3/29/17 – Special Event @ NYU Center for the Humanities: “What Can You Do with a PhD in the Humanities?”


What Can You Do with a PhD in the Humanities?

Wednesday, March 29th, 6:00PM
20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor

Learn about alternative-academic (alt-ac) career options from professionals with career trajectories different from the tenure track. After brief introductions and opening statements, panelists will meet in small groups with audience members for more focused discussions about the topic.

Participants include:

  • Rebecca Amato — Associate Director, Urban Democracy Lab, NYU Gallatin
  • Cristel Jusino Diaz — Assistant Director of Student Affairs, NYU Graduate School of Arts & Science
  • Jenny Kijowski — Educational Technology, NYU Gallatin
  • Arnaldo J. López — Development Officer, Pregones / Puerto Rican Traveling Theater
  • Katina Rogers — Director of Administration & Programs, The Futures Initiative, CUNY
  • Eric Zinner — Associate Director & Editor-in-Chief, NYU Press
  • Moderated by Gwynneth Malin — Director, NYU Center for the Humanities

Co-sponsored by NYU Graduate School of Arts & Science


When the Digital Humanities Meets Art Galleries

Tuesday, March 28th, 6:00PM
20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor

Scholars from across NYU are collaborating with artists and art galleries on innovative digital projects. Join us to learn about some of this work. We hope this event will serve as an opportunity for all those interested in the field to gather, connect, and discuss.

Projects will be presented by:

  • Glenn Wharton, Clinical Associate Professor of Museum Studies, NYU
  • Jonathan Hay, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Professor of Fine Arts, NYU
  • Sarah Demott, Data Services Specialist, NYU Libraries
  • Deena Engel, Clinical Professor, Computer Science, NYU & Joanna Phillips, Conservator, Time-Based Media, Guggenheim Museum

This event is moderated by Marion Thain, Associate Director of Digital Humanities, NYU. Co-sponsored by NYU Digital Humanities


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