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Thought Leadership Panel: Careers in Humanities

When: Friday, March 1, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Melanie Galvan   (312) 503-3946

Group: SPS: Special Events

Category: Academic, Fine Arts, Lectures & Meetings, Multicultural & Diversity, Global & Civic Engagement


Please join the Northwestern University School of Professional Studies (SPS) Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program for a discussion about career pathways in the humanities outside of academia. Leaders from Chicago Humanities, Chicago Public Library, Guild Literary Complex, and The Poetry Foundation will share insights from their careers connecting the public with humanistic culture, discussing the challenges, opportunities, and rewards in these vocations.

This event is part of the Northwestern University SPS Thought Leadership Series, a program of online events featuring a wide range of compelling topics and thoughtfully led conversations throughout the 2023–24 academic year.

Date: Friday, March 1
Time: Noon-1 p.m. CT
Location: Online (Zoom)
   *A link to join the webinar will be shared with event registrants one day prior to the event


Kasey Evans: Faculty Director, Northwestern SPS Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program

Featured Panelists:

Phillip Bahar: Executive Director, Chicago Humanities
Chris Brown: Commissioner, Chicago Public Library
Andrea Change: Executive Director, Guild Literary Complex
Ydalmi Noriega: Vice President of Programs and Engagement, The Poetry Foundation

If you have any questions regarding this event, please email Melanie Galván at

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