The theme of the 2015-2016 Valente Humanities Seminar, "Environmental Justice: Global to Local Contexts," will address the patterns of toxic pollution, food insecurity, differential public health outcomes, impacts of climate precarity (at any scale), and the lack of representation of minority communities and diverse participants in environmental politics and environmental movements, among many other possibilities.
Coordinator of the Valente Humanities Seminar 2015 - 2016 is Joni Seager, Professor and Chair, Global Studies, Bentley University.
The theme of the 2014-2015 Valente Humanities Seminar, "Intended Consequences? The Historical and Contemporary Problematic of Planning," will address the logic and logistics of planning, broadly construed.
Coordinator of the Valente Humanities Seminar 2014 - 2015 was Cyrus Veeser.
Humanities Seminar tackles the Challenges of Successful Planning
Humanities Research Seminar
National Endowment for the Humanities Honors Bentley University’s Commitment to Arts & Sciences with $395,000 Challenge Grant to Build Endowment for New Humanities Programming.
Recognizing Bentley University’s innovative approach to business education by infusing it with a strong liberal arts focus, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded a $395,000 Challenge Grant to the institution to build an endowment for innovative humanities programming, a rare honor for a business school. The funds will be released proportionate to the required match raised by the university over a five and a half year grant period.
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