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Fall 2015 Newsletter

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Article Recommended by John Kopper:

 There Is No Theory of Everything

by Simon Critchley 



Hacking the Humanities

Article in the New Yorker by Elias Muhanna



New Leslie Center Director Announced:

Graziella Parati

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The Leslie Center for the Humanities
Dartmouth College
6240 Haldeman Center, Room 263
Hanover, NH 03755
Tel. 603-646-0896
Fax. 603-646-0998

Mission Statement

• To be a site of innovation and excellence in the humanities, with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary study and innovation

• To host or organize conferences, symposia, seminars, performances and exhibitions

• To house and fund both Dartmouth faculty fellows and visiting scholars and artists in residence

• To improve campus coordination and publicity for the humanities, and actively pursue interdisciplinary cooperation with all Dartmouth departments and programs

•  To undertake collaborative ventures wherever possible with other campus centers, foundations and institutes (e.g. Rockefeller, Montgomery, Dickey), and to seek ongoing connections with the Hood Museum and the Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts

• To involve Dartmouth students in humanities-related and interdisciplinary activities; to foster student initiatives and contact with Dartmouth faculty as well as visiting academics and artists

• To play an active role in the rapidly expanding global network of humanities centers (CHCI) now numbering over one hundred in the US, England, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Australia, Russia, China, and elsewhere

• To form connections (in cooperation with existing college offices) with leading foundations that support humanities ventures

• To give Dartmouth a role commensurate with its high aspirations in shaping the intellectual and artistic world of the twenty first century

Last Updated: 5/4/12