Nominations and applications are invited for the position of Director of Museum Studies, which will include a .50 administrative appointment and .50 teaching /research/service responsibilities. The Director and Professor of Museum Studies will exercise leadership of the Museum Studies Program, in museum studies research, teach graduate courses, supervise theses, and chair examination committees. She or he is expected to promote interaction among scholars in related fields and to provide service to the program, the University and the profession. There is an expectation of substantial and continuing sustained research and administrative productivity.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library North Gallery Grand Reopening
Thursday, September 7 | 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: 15-minute tours of North Gallery, 4 p.m.: Brief remarks
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, 1450 Poplar Lane
University of Kansas campus
Fall 2017 Applied Humanities Workshop with N.Y. Nathiri
Friday, September 15 | 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Hall Center for the Humanities Conference Room
Nathiri is executive director of of the Association for the Preservation of the Eatonville Community (P.E.C.). P.E.C. is a 501(c)(3) founded in 1987 and based in Eatonville, Florida, the hometown of Zora Neale Hurston. P.E.C. hosts the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of Arts and Humanities; The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts (The Hurston); and a host of year-round programs for pre-K through 12. Nathiri is a professionally trained librarian and an award-winning preservationist.
Teacher Appreciation Night
September 28 | 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
The Truman Presidential Museum
500 W. U.S. Highway 24
More than 20 museums across the region will be present to help teachers craft lessons and offer their resources. Free to all educators.
—U.S. News & World Report