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Alex Huang Addresses Congress on Behalf of Humanities

Posted June 2013

Alexander Huang, Associate Professor of English, Theatre and Dance, and International Affairs at George Washington University, and early modern studies faculty member at Bread Loaf/Santa Fe and Oxford, gave presentation in May at a bi-partisan congressional briefing, entitled “Briefing on the Humanities in the 21st Century: Addressing National Security and Other Global Challenges through Cultural Understanding,”  on Capitol Hill to advocate for public support for the humanities.

Full text of his talk is available at http://www.inthemedievalmiddle.com/2013/05/globalization-and-humanities-in-twenty.html, or view a video at http://youtu.be/ILMLjDVKNO4.