The Reinvention Center
Beaufort, Anne (1999) Writing in the Real World: Making the Transition from School to Work. New York: Teachers College Press -- An in-depth case study of how professionals learn to understand and perform the writing tasks associated with their work.
Ed. Brint, Chelsea, Nickens, Rachel and Maier-Katkin, Daniel. Selections from The Nazi Era and Its Aftermath: A Documentary and Photographic Record. 2008
Fraser, Cassandra L., Aultman, Jennifer, and Malewitz, Raymond. "Designing Matter: Fusing Science and Humanities Approaches to Address Real World Challenges," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference2006/proceedings.htm
Gottschalk, Katherine and Hjortshoj, Keith (2004) The Elements of Teaching Writing: A Resource for Instructors in All Disciplines. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's -- A useful practical guide to designing assignments and responding effectively and efficiently to student work in WID courses
Graff, G. and Birkenstein-Graff, C. (Forthcoming): They Say/I Say: TheBasic Moves of Argumentative Writing. New York: W.W. Norton.
Graff, G. and Birkenstein-Graff, C. "Humanities and Discursive Social Sciences: A Template Approach to Undergraduate Research," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/proceedings.htm
Graff, G. "Withholding the Academic Disciplines from Undergraduates," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/proceedings.htm
Graff, G. (1970) Poetic Statement and Critical Dogma. Evanston: Northwestern University Press.
Graff, G. (1979) Literature Against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Graff, G. (1987) Professing Literature: An Institutional History.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Harris, Joseph and Moskovitz, Cary. "Writing and Writing-Intensive Courses: Transforming Undergraduate Writing: An Apprenticeship Approach," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference2006/proceedings.htm
Hertz, David. "How the Humanities Can Help Save Classical Music," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/Index.htm
Hertz, David and Maiorino, Giancarlo. "Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Contexts: Performing and Fine Arts," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/proceedings.htm
Monroe, Jonathan, ed. (2002) Writing and Revising the Disciplines. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press -- A series of models of the challenges and successes encountered by research faculty designing writing-intensive courses
Reading at Risk: A Survey of Literary Reading in America. NEA ResearchDivision Report #46. June 2004. http://www.nea.gov/pub/ReadingAtRisk.pdf
Riva, Massimo. "In the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences: Creative New Modes of Scholarly Activity," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference2006/proceedings.htm
Russell, David R. (2002) Writing in the Academic Disciplines: A Curricular History. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP –- A history of the undergraduate "research paper" as well as of the Writing in the Disciplines movement
Schiller, F. (1994) On the Aesthetic Education of Man: In a Series of Letters (reprint). Reprint. Wilkinson, E.M. and Willoughby, L.A. (eds.) New York: Oxford University Press.
Turner, Patricia A. "Preparing an Educated Citizenry: Integrative Models of Undergraduate Education in the Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference2006/proceedings.htm
Woods, Ellen. "Humanities Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships in Undergraduate Education," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/conference2006/proceedings.htm
List of General Education Requirements at UCLA: http://www.registrar.ucla.edu/GE/
Center for Advancement of Human Rights
|Exemplary Programs and Practices|
Designing Matter, a common course at University of Virginia: a collaborative learning experiment involving students and faculty from numerous departments and disciplines. The course explores cutting edge research in science and other matter related fields, along with implications for society too.
Digital Humanities Initiatives at Brown University:
Engaging Undergraduates In Scholarly Work: Two Initiatives at The University of Washington: Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities and Library Research Award for Undergraduates, University of Washington: http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Spotlights/Humanities%20Spotlight.htm
Health and Humanities Curriculum at the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu/dept/publications/cat2008/schools/college/health_humanity.html
The Graduate Research Consultant Program, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Increases research opportunities for undergraduates by encouraging humanities and social science faculty to convert conventional course projects and assignments into research projects: http://www.unc.edu/depts/our/GRCprogram.html; http://www.unc.edu/depts/our/grcfaq.html
The Library Award for Undergraduate Research, University of Washington: http://www.lib.washington.edu/researchaward/
LiTgloss, University at Buffalo
Seminar and Conference on Human Rights: U.S. Policy toward AIDS in the
Development World, Northwestern University: Research in the humanities
can involve several different kinds of useful projects, in addition to
papers. One example is a series of conferences that originated in an interest
in the study of human rights on the part of a group of undergraduates
at Northwestern University.
Stanford University Introduction to the Humanities Program (IHUM): http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/ihum
Stanford University, The Program in Human Biology:
Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities at the University of Washington: http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/sinst/index.html; http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/sinst/pubs/2002/index.html; http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/sinst/pubs/2003/index.html; http://www.washington.edu/research/urp/sinst/inst/2004/index.html. See also Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington: http://depts.washington.edu/uwch/
The Tracking Cultures Program, The University of Texas at Austin: Provides interdisciplinary study abroad opportunities within the humanities. www.utexas.edu/cola/study_abroad/goto/study_abroad/tracking_cultures/
UC Arabic Without Walls Distance Language Learning Program developed by the UC Consortium for Language Learning & Teaching, The National Middle East Language Resource Center at Brigham Young University and Near Eastern Studies Department at UC Berkeley: http://arabicwithoutwalls.ucdavis.edu/aww/
Undergraduate Research Program, University of Delaware: http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Spotlights/Humanities%20Spotlight.htm
|Collaborations with Undergraduates|
Kaiser, Melanie L. and Dean, James M. (2006) "Chaucer and the Early Church." Medieval Forum. January 2006. v. 5. http://www.sfsu.edu/~medieval/index.html