Craig Lanier Allen, the postdoctoral fellow in African American history in the Department of History, has received an inaugural Emerging Voices Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).
Elina Gertsman Receives 2021 Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the HumanitiesFebruary 17, 2021The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities is pleased to announce that the recipient of its 2020-21 Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities is Elina Gertsman, the Archbishop Paul J.
- January 26, 2021
The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities recently sponsored two graduate students to attend the National Humanities Center’s Podcasting the Humanities: Creating Digital Stories for the Public, a five day virtual institute. The students were Kimberly Stahler from th
- January 14, 2021
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- October 26, 2020
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New ‘Conversations on JUSTICE’ series featuring former Inamori Ethics Prize winners LeVar Burton, Marian Wright Edelman, Farouk El-Baz and othersOctober 12, 2020
The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University will postpone their annual Inamori Ethics Prize events until 2021, and during the 2020-21 academic year, will instead provide space for a continuing conversation, examination and introspection on a topic of consequence: JUSTICE.
- October 06, 2020
The American Council of Learned Societies will offer a virtual workshop for graduate students and faculty in the humanities and social sciences on Tuesday, October 20 at 12:00 pm.
- October 05, 2020
Elections are the foundation of democracy and can't happen without poll workers. More than half of current poll workers are sixty or older and are at a higher risk of complications from Covid. The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, Center for Civic Engagement & Learning, Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence, and Social
- August 18, 2020
Daniel Goldmark, Head, Popular Music Studies; Director, The Center for Popular Music Studies, College of Arts and Sciences; and Professor, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as the Interim Director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities for the fall 2020 semester while Peter Knox is on leave. Daniel has been an A
- July 10, 2018
Elina Gertsman, a Professor in the Department of Art History and Art, has been awarded the Medieval Academy’s inaugural Karen Gould Prize in Art History for her book Worlds Within: Opening the Medieval Shrine Madonna (University Park: Penn State Press, 2015).
- July 10, 2018
Professor Elina Gertsman (Department of Art History, Case Western Reserve University) and Vincent Debiais (Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, École des hautes études en sciences sociales) received a $20,000 grant from the French-American Cultural Exchange Foundation for their collaborative project “Abstraction Before the Age of Abstract Art.
- February 26, 2018
Director Peter Knox reflects on the broader meaning of the recent $75 Million gift made to the Department of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University in The Conversation: “As investor Bill Miller has said with his