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Caxton Club: Joseph Loewenstein, "A Lab Model for the Humanities: A Timid Manifesto"

October 15 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Alumni Room, Old Main

This event is open to the public.

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In his talk, "A Lab Model for the Humanities: A Timid Manifesto," Joseph Loewenstein will begin with a reflection on how digital humanities might contribute to developments in literary scholarship, developments that will entail methodological recovery as well as pedagogical innovation. This prologue will give way to a focus on project-oriented pedagogy in the humanities, a reorientation that could also be described as an appropriation, for the humanities, of the lab as an institution for uniting research and pedagogy. Thereafter, a double conclusion: a modest proposal, consisting of guidelines for the humanities lab instructor, and a discussion, in which the skeptical will be invited to protest the irrelevance of this model for their own pedagogical and research agendas.

Loewenstein is a Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, where he serves as Director of the Humanities Digital Workshop and the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities.

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