Recovering Foreign Language Study for the Humanities Through Curricular Thinking: Reflections on Challenges, Principles, and Opportunities

Heidi Byrnes, George M. Roth Distinguished Professor of German at Georgetown University Thursday, October 25, 2012 | University of Kansas Collegiate foreign language programs are challenged to assure that their learners acquire sophisticated literary-cultural knowledge regarding their cultural areas; they are asked to assure that learners acquire non-native languages to …

Making the Wright Connection

The Wright Connection podcasts grow out of a fifteen-month program funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities that explored the work of Richard Wright and his influence on the American idiom. The program, organized by the Project on the History of Black Writing, included a two-week institute held during the …