We asked students and staff in the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage to give us a list of “luminaries”: people doing work that, even if it wasn’t explicitly framed as “public humanities,” still informed the ways we think about and value public humanities in theory and practice. In an attempt to learn more about what this exemplary work looks like on a day-to-day basis (and to make this labor more visible than it may typically be), we asked these luminaries to document a typical day at the office.
Heather Hart is an artist whose work “explores nostalgic futurism, amalgams of distorted traditions and symbols, handed down and mashed-up to fit our prospective needs.” Thanks for providing us with a glimpse of a day in your life, Heather!
Would you like to share a story or a To-Do List with us? Day of Public Humanities 2017 is over, but we’re still interested in stories about how you work, how you keep track of work, and how you reflect on the work of public humanities! Email it to dayofPH@gmail.com or find us on Twitter @DayofPH! You can find more To-Do Lists on our blog here.