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Humanities Truck

humanities truck

Organizers: Dan Kerr

American University wants to mobilize the humanities. The Humanities Truck working group, seeks to establish an experimental mobile platform for collecting, preserving, and inspiring dialog around the humanities will document experiences, start conversations, and share the stories of diverse and underserved communities in the Washington, DC metropolitan region.  It will function as a mobile workshop, recording studio, and exhibit space that can be driven across the region to work with specific micro-communities across the city in the spaces they already gather.

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We are eager to collaborate on new projects and initiatives. You can get involved by: 

  • attending a lecture or event at the Humanities Lab 
  • suggesting an event, speaker, topic, or collaboration 
  • co-sponsoring an event or talk 
  • organizing a conference or symposium with us 
  • suggesting a source of external funding, and helping us develop and submit an application 
  • letting us know of an event you are organizing that would be of interest to our community 
  • joining our mailing list If you are teaching a class that you think would connect to our Investigations series, please let us know. 

We work with a number of instructors each semester to create events and workshops that would be of interest to students. Contact us at

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