The 2022 Summer Institute in Public Humanities is scheduled for June 6 to June 10, 2022 at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel.
We look forward to welcoming our cohort of public humanities scholars!
- Kianny N. Antigua, Spanish Senior Lecturer, Dartmouth College, "Translation and Sublimation"
- Erin Royston Battat, Lecturer, Writing Program, Wellesley College, "History of the Dawnland"
- Sara Brenneis, Professor and Chair of Spanish, Amherst College, "Mapping Spain's World War II Memorials"
- Kristin Bright, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Middlebury College, "The Healthy Sexuality Hub"
- Jason O. Chang, Director of Asian and Asian American Studies and Associate Professor of History, University of Connecticut, "Make Us Visible CT: Home-Grown K–12 Asian American Studies"
- Enrique García, Professor of Luso-Hispanic Studies, Middlebury College, "Digital Museum for Puerto Rican Comic Book Artists"
- Octavio Gonzalez, Associate Professor of English, Wellesley College, "Conversations with my Fathers"
- Katie Gough, Associate Professor & Resident Dramaturge, University of Vermont, "The Dying Arts"
- Islam Karkour, Lecturer, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of New Hampshire, "Arabic Film Festival"
- Kathya Landeros, Knafel Assistant Professor of Humanities; Assistant Professor of Art, Wellesley College, "Representation of Latinx Youth Through Photographic Portraits"
- Anna Marra, Lecturer, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of New Hampshire, University of New Hampshire, "Italian American Food, Stories, and Traditions"
- Mary Beth Nevins, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Middlebury College, "Connected Communities and Classrooms"
- Michael Ralph, Professor and Chair, Afro American Studies, Howard University, "The Treasury of Weary Souls"
- Karen Sweeting, Assistant Professor, Public Administration, University of Rhode Island, "Inclusion and Belonging in Public Sector Workplaces"
- Ada McKenzie Thomas, Assistant Professor of English, Wheaton College, "Literary Bridges"
- Sarah Willen, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Connecticut, "Pandemic Journaling Project"
- Afua Rachel Ansong, University of Rhode Island, "Poetic Translations, Adinkra Symbols"
- Marie Collins, University of New Hampshire, "Hope is a Discipline"
- Cassie Tanks, Northeastern University, "After the War: Oral Histories, Veterans Narratives, and Community Collaboration in Public Humanities"
- Vanessa Torres, Northeastern University, "Building Undocu/Queer Imaginaries"
- Cherie Rowe, University of Rhode Island, "Newport Shakespeare Festival"
- R. Christian Beck, Dartmouth College, "Vids for Kids"
- Amun Chaudhary, Middlebury College, "The Healthy Sexuality Hub"
- Polly Chesnokova, Dartmouth College, "Healing and Cultural Presentation Through Film"
- Grace Cho, Amherst College, "Asian American History in Activism"
- Gabriel Gilbert, Dartmouth College, "Preserving Indigenous Worldview in Hawaiian Revitalization"
- Ayo Eniola, Amherst College, "Visions of the Future"
- Karen Lau, University of Connecticut, "Kimchi Jjigae for the Soul: Ethnic Studies and Social-Emotional Learning"
- Camila Moreda, Dartmouth College, "Cuban and Vietnamese Disapora, Immigrant Communities"
- Nora Pearce, Wellesley College, "Latine Immigrant Communities"
- Irina Sandoval, Dartmouth College, "Industrial and Environmental (In)Justice in Southeast Los Angeles (SELA)"
UNH Global Racial and Social Inequality Lab (GRSIL) Interns
- Hannah Brigham, NH Toy Library Network
- Cole Burnham, The Waysmeet Center
- Harrison Hawkins, NH Humanities
- Kaley Lambert, Reproductive Freedom Fund of NH
- Brooklyn Pratt, Racial Equity Team
- Lily Pudlo, Seacoast LGBTQ history project
- Suzanne Scharff, RAIN
- Caitlin Turner, Black Lives Matter Seacoast
- Equeen Xaviera, Indonesian Community Center
Catherine Besteman, Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professor of Anthropology and Abolitionist Educator, Colby College: "Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Alumni Stories" panel
Holly R. Cashman, Professor of Spanish at University of New Hampshire; core faculty in Women's and Gender Studies; co-coordinator of Queer Studies: "Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Alumni Stories" panel
Jorge E. Cuéllar, Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor in Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies, Dartmouth College: "Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Alumni Stories" panel
Mary Foltz, Associate Professor of English and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Lehigh University; Scholar-in-Residence at the Lehigh Valley LGBT Community Archives in Allentown, PA: "South Side Initiative"
Michael Haley Goldman, Executive Director, New Hampshire Humanities: "Public Humanities: The Big Picture" (panel)
Leo Hylton, second-year graduate student at George Mason University’s Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution: "Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Alumni Stories" panel
Araceli Hernández-Laroche, Founding Director, South Carolina Centro Latino, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, Department of Language, Literature and Composition, University of South Carolina Upstate: "Institutional Change"
Judi Moore Latta, Professor Emerita of Media, Journalism, and Film, Howard University: "Public Humanities: The Big Picture" (panel)
Karen Long, The Cleveland Foundation: "Rust Belt Through the Core"
Lyra Monteiro, Assistant Professor in Department of History and the Graduate Program in American Studies, and Affiliate Faculty in the Department of African American & African Studies at Rutgers University‒Newark: "Museum On Site"
Roopika Risam, Chair of Secondary and Higher Education and Associate Professor of Education and English Salem State University: "Valuing and Evaluating Public Humanities: A Framework for Promoting Community-Engaged Partnership" (Keynote)
Jodi Skipper, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Southern Studies at the University of Mississippi: "Behind the Big House"
Phoebe Stein, President, Federation of State Humanties Councils: "Public Humanities: The Big Picture" panel
Cassie Montemayor Thomas, undergraduate, Dartmouth, studying Latinx, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Government, and Spanish: "Summer Institute in Public Humanities: Alumni Stories" panel
Katie Trostel, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, English, Ursuline College: "Rust Belt Through the Core"
David Trowbridge, William T. Kemper Associate Research Professor of Digital and Public Humanities at the University of Missouri-Kansas City: "CLIO and Virtual Museum Tours"
Fiona Vernal, Director of Engaged, Public, Oral, and Community Histories (EPOCH); Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, University of Connecticut: "Insitutional Change"