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Humanities@Work connects Case Western Reserve University humanities students with corporate, government, nonprofit, and other partners through community discussions, networking events, and paid career opportunities. Humanities@Work is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and in collaboration with the CWRU Career Center, the Office of Corporate Relations, and the Office of Government and Community Relations.

Please note: This site only has information about undergraduate programming at the Baker-Nord Center.  For information on all of the center’s programming, including public events, faculty funding, and endowed lectures, please visit the Baker-Nord Center’s website,


Hand Grants

Date posted: March 21st, 2018

How To Apply for a Hand Grant
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis now through September 10, 2018. 

Download and complete the Hand Grant Cover Sheet. …Read more.

“An American City” Art Triennial Reception

Date posted: March 20th, 2018

Monday, March 26 at the Linsalata Alumni Center, 6 – 8 PM. All are invited to join an interactive presentation about “An American City,” a multi-site sculptural exhibit that is coming to campus this summer. …Read more.

New Minor in Africa & African American Studies

Date posted: March 20th, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences has approved a new minor in Africa and African American Studies (AAAS).
The new AAAS courses are open to all students, including students who are not humanities majors and students who are not interested in completing the new minor.  …Read more.

Congressional Campaign Internships

Date posted: March 20th, 2018

For students interested in politics, nonprofits, or social-activism, few summer experiences have as much potential as an internship with  local congresswomen, judges, or state representatives. We are happy to post such opportunities as we become aware of them, regardless of political party or other affiliation. …Read more.

Meet-the-Author: Marlon James

Date posted: March 20th, 2018

Marlon James – March 29 @ 3:30PM – TVUC Gaming Room  > RSVP on the Google Form 

Marlon James won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for A Brief History of Seven Killings, making him the first Jamaican author to take home the U.K.’s most prestigious literary award.  …Read more.

SPARK Mocktail Hour Conversation

Date posted: March 20th, 2018

You’re invited to the SPARC mocktail hour conversation on Monday, March 26 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM, in the TVUC Senior Classroom. SPARC is a space for discussing Society, Politics, Art, Research, and Politics. …Read more.

Meet-the-Author: David Grann

Date posted: March 19th, 2018

David Grann – April 17 @ 4:00PM – TVUC Senior Classroom  > RSVP on the Google Form 
David Grann is a number one New York Times best-selling author and an award-winning staff writer for The New Yorker. …Read more.

Summer Humanities Classes

Date posted: March 15th, 2018

It’s almost time to register for summer classes! Registration for the 2018 CWRU Summer Sessions opens on April 2. Summer courses are a great way to advance towards your degree and explore interests in and beyond your major. …Read more.

Meet-the-Author: Maria Semple

Date posted: March 13th, 2018

Maria Semple – March 21 @ 9AM – TVUC Senior Classroom > RSVP on the Google Form 
Best-selling author Maria Semple has written three novels, including Where’d You Go, Bernadette, which spent a year on The New York Times best-sellers list and won the American Library Association’s Alex Award. …Read more.

Kulas Foundation Free Tickets for Spring 2018

Date posted: February 26th, 2018

The Baker-Nord Center is administering a grant from the Kulas Foundation to provide free Arts & Culture tickets for undergraduate CWRU students.  Ticket quantities are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. …Read more.

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