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Navigating Pathways of Support: A Panel for Graduate Students on Research Resources at Case Western Reserve University

Date: Fri. April 24th, 2015, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Location: Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland OH 44106-7120


Digital humanities initiatives around campus are up and running, meaning that we are ready to help you build, develop, collaborate on and fund digital scholarship! Have an idea for a project? Bring it along and our panelists will help you find the support you need! Want more training? We will discuss our ongoing workshops and the launch in Fall 2015 of the Baker-Nord Center concentration in the digital humanities. Take our first-ever course in digital methodologies next semester! […Read more]

Humanities@Work: MEDICINE

Date: Mon. April 27th, 2015, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Road


Four doctors and a medical student will discuss how studying the humanities influenced their careers. Participants include:
Mark Scher (Rochester ‘72) majored in history and biology. He is Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Division Chief in Pediatric Neurology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.
Neal J. Meropol (Princeton ‘81) majored in philosophy. He is the Dr. Lester E. […Read more]

Literature, Sexuality, and the Postsecular: Intersections and Possibilities – A Workshop

Date: Wed. April 29th, 2015, 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Clark Hall Room 206, 11130 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland OH 44106-7120

230 Norman Jones Blurb

What is “the postsecular,” and why should it matter to the study of literature and sexuality? Exploring various possible answers, this workshop emphasizes the significance of recent debates in secularization theory to scholarly analyses of non-normative and transnational representations of sexual subjectivities.
This workshop is sponsored by “The Religious, the Secular, and the New Humanities,” a research working group of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities. A catered lunch will immediately follow the event (RSVP required). […Read more]