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Public Scholarship

What (Public) Good Are the (Engaged) Humanities?
by Gregory Jay, University of Wisconsin‐‐Milwaukee
This essay reflects on common achievements, problems, and opportunities among efforts to link campuses and communities to advance cultural development and social justice.
Practising Public Scholarship: Experiences and Possibilities Beyond the Academy
Katharyne Mitchell (Editor). A cross-disciplinary collection of 20 essays describing the journey to public scholarship, exploring the pleasures and perils associated with breaching the town-gown divide.
Scholarship In Action: Transforming Communities and Higher Education
By Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President of Syracuse University
Culture and Community Development in Higher Education: The Curriculum Project Report
by Arlene Goldbard

Specifying the Scholarship of Engagement: Skills for Community-based Projects in the Arts, Humanities, and Design
by Imagining America

Scholarship in Public: Knowledge Creation and Tenure Policy in the Engaged University
By Julie Ellison and Timothy K. Eatman
A Resource on Promotion and Tenure in the Arts, Humanities, and Design


The Story Handbook: Language and Storytelling for Land Conservationists
by The Trust for Public Land

In The Story Handbook, contributors Tim Ahern, William Cronon, John Elder, Peter Forbes, Barry Lopez, and Scott Russell Sanders help us think about the power of stores of people and place, and how those stories can advance the work of land conservation toward creating meaningful change in our culture.