Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Program Courses

INT 201HT “History and Theory of Public Humanities” (Fall 2020, Fall 2021):
Friday 9-11:50 AM, HSSB 6056
Instructor: Susan Derwin
The course addresses the history, theories, and methodologies associated with public humanities. Students will also study the role of the public university in advancing democratic values and equipping citizens with the tools necessary to be full participants in society. (4 units)

INT 201SP “Skills for the Public Sphere” (Winter 2021, Winter 2022):
Friday 9-11:50 AM, HSSB 6056
Instructor: Erin Nerstad

Students learn public communication skills such as writing op-eds, designing social media campaigns, and delivering presentations; how to build a website and use digital humanities tools; how to work with nonprofits and communities; and grant writing and budget skills. Students also learn about careers within and beyond the academy and develop job application materials. (4 units)

*Fellows must complete the two program seminars before beginning their practicum