Scholars Going Public

I’ve mentioned before here that I’m putting on a conference next month, Beyond the Academy: Engaging Public Life. At lunch today with my good friend Rich Harwood, I started to see even more deeply the import of public scholarship. The term has become a bit of a buzz word in the disciplines, coming to mean… Continue reading Scholars Going Public

Beyond the Academy Program Online

We’ve got a fabulous group of scholars engaged in public life coming to the DC area next month for the Beyond the Academy conference.  Check out the program with papers ranging from the university as agitator to walking in the footsteps of Dubois in the black belt and a keynote by Dan Kemmis, author of… Continue reading Beyond the Academy Program Online

New Date for Beyond the Academy Conference

New Date Beyond the Academy Conference: June 10-11, 2008 Call For Abstracts The Beyond the Academy Conference is now scheduled for June 10-11, 2008.  It will take place on the Arlington Campus of George Mason University, beginning the evening of the 10th and continuing all day on th 11th. Meeting just outside the nation’s capital… Continue reading New Date for Beyond the Academy Conference