Happenings

Happenings

As you know, we at CCHA are strong supporters of the happenings in the humanities, especially at the nation’s community colleges. We would like to help you publicize your events and you can do this by contacting us so that we can post any relevant information on this page. In addition, check back here regularly to see what events are happening in your area and beyond. Help support the humanities!

National Endowment for the Humanities Events

Always be sure to check the events calendar for NEH events happening around the country. You can access the calendar here, or click over to the NEH website to stay on top of all of the good work being done by our NEH allies.

CRTCON16 (Culturally Responsive Teaching Conference)

November 4-5, 2016, Baltimore, Maryland

The annual conference for Culturally Responsive Teaching Program (CRT) will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, this year with guest speakers Dr. Lisa Williams and Dr. Pedro Noguera. Dr. Lisa Williams is Director of Equity and Cultural Proficiency for the Baltimore County Schools. She is the author of When Treating all the Kids the Same is the Real Problem (co-authored with Dr. Kendra Johnson, Esq.). Dr. Pedro Noguera is the Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences at UCLA. His scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions. Learn more »

5th Annual Humanities Conference at Essex County College

From March 21-24, 2017, the Humanities Division at Essex County College will host its 5th annual Humanities conference, “Radical Humanities: The Radical Tradition in the Humanities.” Although the idea of radicalism can, in some ways, seem antithetical to our understanding of “tradition,” this conference will, in part, examine the roots and patterns of radical thought in humanities discourse (including literature, philosophy, art, music, theater, dance, media, architecture, and design) as well as explore works, ideas, and movements that may be seen as radical or revolutionary.  From March 21-24, 2017, the Humanities Division at Essex County College will host its 5th annual Humanities conference, “Radical Humanities: The Radical Tradition in the Humanities.” Although the idea of radicalism can, in some ways, seem antithetical to our understanding of “tradition,” this conference will, in part, examine the roots and patterns of radical thought in humanities discourse (including literature, philosophy, art, music, theater, dance, media, architecture, and design) as well as explore works, ideas, and movements that may be seen as radical or revolutionary. Learn more »

15th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

July 5-7, 2017, London, England

Proposals are currently being accepted. Themes Include the following: Critical Cultural Studies; Communication and Linguistics Studies; Literary Humanities; Civic, Political, and Community Studies; Humanities Education; Books, Publishing, Libraries. In addition, the Special Theme is New Directions in the Humanities in the Knowledge Society. Learn more »

Digital Humanities Conference

July 11-16, 2016, Krakow, Poland

Digital Humanities 2016 conference will take place in Kraków, Poland; this is only the second time (after Debrecen 1998) that the conference comes to Central/Eastern Europe. The region’s rich past and its recent rapid growth has inspired the conference theme, ‘Digital Identities: the Past and the Future’.

The conference is hosted jointly by the Jagiellonian University and the Pedagogical University of Kraków. Their collaboration is a manifestation of the vivid digital humanities scene emerging in Poland’s major centre of learning and culture. Learn more »

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