Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University

9:30-10:30am Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Online
Supported by the KU Libraries and The Commons

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of English at Michigan State University, will discuss her book, “Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University.” Fitzpatrick urges academics to think critically, constructively, and generously — a mode of engagement that she describes as listening over speaking, community over individualism, and collaboration over competition. 

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This keynote address will be presented in conjunction with the Center for Service Learning’s Summit on Community-Engaged Learning and Scholarship. In addition to Fitzpatrick’s keynote address and the invited roundtable session noted below, the Summit on Community-Engaged Learning and Scholarship will feature presentations from KU faculty, staff, and community partners (

Of interest to:
Faculty, General Public, Graduate students, Researchers, Staff, Undergraduate Students
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