Events

September 12, 2014

9:00AM - 7:00PM
Penn Museum
Rainey Auditorium

HAIKU: The Humanities and the Arts in the Integrated Knowledge University

September 12-13, 2014

What do the humanities and the arts have to offer contemporary efforts to integrate distinct bodies of knowledge within the research university? How will the humanities and the arts retain their specificity within this climate of integration, and is it even important that they do so? What do creative practitioners have to offer the realm of research and teaching within the university? And how does the mandate for knowledge integration intersect with other key emphases within the contemporary university, such as the global and the digital? Please join us for two days of lively multidisciplinary discussions and performances about the future of the humanities within the creative research university.

This event is free and open to the public.

Click here for a full schedule of speakers and lectures.