CIRCA:Advocacy Guide

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==[[CIRCA:What's At Stake|'''What's At Stake''']]==
==[[CIRCA:What's At Stake|'''What's At Stake''']]==
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* Lay-offs/Funding cuts
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''Describes the funding and support issues prevalent in the Humanities'''
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** Example: [http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2010/11/22/petsko Open Letter to SUNY Albany]
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==[[CIRCA:Brief History of the Humanities|'''Brief History of the Humanities''']]==
==[[CIRCA:Brief History of the Humanities|'''Brief History of the Humanities''']]==
* The historical 'splitting' of the Arts and Sciences
* The historical 'splitting' of the Arts and Sciences

Revision as of 10:44, 4 October 2012

Contents

Advocacy Guide Outline

What's At Stake

Describes the funding and support issues prevalent in the Humanities'

Brief History of the Humanities

  • The historical 'splitting' of the Arts and Sciences

Arguments FOR and AGAINST

  • What good has come from the humanities

Preparing for Advocacy

  • History of the issue of advocacy - why do we need to advocate for the humanities
  • What the statistics say
  • Know your audience - who to advocate to
  • Frame your message
  • Ethics around advocacy

Tactics

  • Blogs
  • Listserves
  • Email- or letter-writing campaigns
  • Petitions

Appendix

  • Support - what organizations and networks currently advocate
  • Funding Opportunities



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