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Third Chapter Project, Inc
501(c)3; mission to provide access to humanities and social science content to under-served communities in Africa. Publisher of Oh, The Humanities! newsletter
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Dec 1
Make a difference for students & scholars in Africa on Giving Tuesday! At the Third Chapter Project, we are asking for donations to support our pilot program to create e-books for students and scholars in under-served communities in Africa:
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 24
Replying to @RMC_Montana
Precious McKenzie of takes a deep dive into the “brain drain” effect of the global pandemic and why we need the arts and humanities more than ever, in this month’s OTH
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 24
Replying to @northshore_cc
In the new issue of OTH, an essay by Lawrence Davis of on remembering the German Democratic Republic through the Open Memory Box Project
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 24
Replying to @beaverbatte
And discusses open access advocacy initiatives, encouraging those who work on them to take a step back to evaluate their labor in outreach weeks, in this month’s issue of Oh, the Humanities!:
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 24
Replying to @sgroenin
In the new OTH, 's piece on The Public Needs Saving, Not the Humanities. “The larger structural changes that have contributed to a defensive position in the humanities are not anti-intellectual. They are anti-public.”
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 24
Oh, the Humanities! Turkey Drop issue 🦃 Some holiday reading before you start basting the turkey: the latest issue of Oh, the Humanities! is live. And it’s jam-packed with great reading: you don't want to miss this issue!
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 23
Congratulations to , the first non-HBCU institution to be invited to join the (image: Karlmontague via Wikimedia Commons)
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 19
The talks to who helped create and now leads the team that maintains , the open-source community access platform that facilitates respectful sharing of cultural heritage. A fascinating discussion!
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 18
The story behind "Library Takeout," Duke librarian Jamie Keesecker's video showcasing a new contactless reserve system that became a viral hit. It's one catchy tune!
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 16
Dr Sade Mire on why more African archaeologists are needed and how they "can tap into cultural knowledge and approaches that foreign archaeologists may not have access to" --
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 13
Replying to @pope364
86% of Americans feel the humanities help strengthen American democracy. 81% of Americans frequently use at least one humanities skill in their jobs. Almost 95% of Americans agree that the humanities should be an important part of every American's education." (h/t )
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 13
Replying to @3rdChapterProj
-- Around 90% of Americans believe the humanities help people understand others whose lives are different from their own -- 40% of Americans feel humanities activities cost too much -- Black Americans are more engaged with the humanities than the general public
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 13
The Humanities in American Life: has released the first national survey of how Americans engage with and what they think about the humanities--and it's full of interesting stats! "85% of Americans respond favorably to the term 'humanities'
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 11
Amanda Anderson, director of , talks with Professor Jonathan Kramnick of about the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state of knowledge, the hiring crisis in the academic marketplace, and the future of the humanities:
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 9
Congratulations to the 34 recipients of the inaugural Online Fellowships from . The program was created with the aim of helping artists develop their interdisciplinary artistic work online.
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Open access books at Springer Nature Nov 6
Today at ! Dial in to the OA Monographs Solve-a-palooza with Peter Potter, , , Wendy Queen, Rebecca Welzenbach and .
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 5
The August Wilson Archive will be amazing!
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Nov 4
With Pennsylvania on our minds tonight, kudos to on the recent acquisition of the archives of playwright August Wilson. The library plans to share the archive with the local community (via displays and programming) as well as with scholars:
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Oct 30
That's a wrap, folks! No, seriously, plenty of creepy/cool pics still to come 💀👹👽🎃👻
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Third Chapter Project, Inc Oct 30
Thanks for the shout-out 😀, and please do send in your suggestions for articles, essays, reviews, or opinion pieces -- join the conversation!
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