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Media Collection

Annual Meeting Sessions

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2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | ALL MEDIA


Plenary and panel sessions at ACLS annual meetings engage issues of broad interest to the scholarly community that ACLS represents.

  • 2016


    Extending the Reach of the Humanities PhD

    Steven Wheatley, Vice President, ACLS, moderator
    Adela de la Torre, Communications Director, National Immigration Law Center
    Rosemary G. Feal, Executive Director, Modern Language Association
    James Grossman, Executive Director, American Historical Association
    Sara Guyer, Director, Center for the Humanities, University of Wisconsin
    Q-and-A

    2016 ACLS Annual Meeting | Arlington, VA | May 6

  • 2015


    Literacies in the 21st Century

    Philippa Levine, Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professor in the Humanities, University of Texas at Austin, moderator
    Keynote Speaker: Deborah Brandt, Professor Emerita of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1:56)
    Dominic McIver Lopes, Distinguished University Scholar and Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia (16:30)
    Rick M. Valelly, Claude C. Smith '14 Professor of Political Science, Swarthmore College (26:40)
    Holly Willis, Chair, Media Arts + Practice Division and Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy (33:46)
    Q-and-A (44:32)

    2015 ACLS Annual Meeting | Philadelphia, PA | May 8

  • 2013


    MOOCs, the Humanities, and Learned Societies

    James J. O'Donnell, Georgetown University, ACLS Board of Directors, moderator
    Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University (4:55)
    Jennifer Summit, Stanford University (25:55)
    Howard Lurie, edX (45:35)
    Q-and-A (1:05:25)

    2013 ACLS Annual Meeting | Baltimore, MD | May 10

  • 2012


    How the Humanities Help Us Understand Economic Behavior

    Sewell Chan, The New York Times, moderator
    Alexander J. Field, Santa Clara University (1:20)
    Jonathan Levy, Princeton University (9:37)
    Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago (20:00)
    Q-and-A (33:58)

    2012 ACLS Annual Meeting | Philadelphia, PA | May 11

  • 2011


    Global Perspectives on U.S. Higher Education

    Thomas Bender, New York University, moderator
    Lisa Anderson, American University in Cairo (7:00)
    Peter Lange, Duke University (18:25)
    John Sexton, New York University (35:13)
    Q-and-A (57:37)

    2011 ACLS Annual Meeting | Washington, DC | May 6

  • 2010


    The Google Book Settlement: Implications for Scholarship

    Jonathan D. Culler, Cornell University, moderator
    Daniel Clancy, Google Book Search (4:35)
    James Grimmelmann, New York Law School (20:44)
    Helen Cullyer, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (34:47)
    James J. O’Donnell, Georgetown University, ACLS Board of Directors (52:45)
    Q-and-A (1:11:10)

    2010 ACLS Annual Meeting | Philadelphia, PA | May 7