What Is the Value of the Humanities? How We Read (and Write) Today
Suzanne Conklin Akbari
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
When we engage with literature, we often do so silently. Reading aloud is something we do all too rarely, except in a classroom setting, or perhaps in connection with public humanities outreach. Our research environments are hushed. But there is a case to be made for returning to the realm of the embodied voice—and what better time to make it than right now, when we are reaching out toward a more expansive, global literature?