Category Archives: Humanities Internship

Blowing My Cover

Now that my FringeArts internship is winding down (this is my last week), I think it’s time to come clean. You may have thought that I took this internship because of my love of the arts, my affection for editing, … Continue reading

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Ghost Dancing at the NYPL

This summer I am remotely assisting Professor Reckson with a book she is writing about ecstatic experience and performance in American literary realism. In the fall she will be doing research at the Library of Congress in D.C., and until … Continue reading

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Summer at PHC

Hey all, This summer I am interning at the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, “a private, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to providing every Pennsylvanian with access to the humanities.” Despite the neat modifier featured above, the Pennsylvania Humanities Council is a bit … Continue reading

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Summer at the Fringe

Hey guys, I’m Miriam, and this summer I’m interning at FringeArts, funded by the good ol’ Hurford Center. Yep, interning at FringeArts involves many tasks, and one of those tasks is bunny-drawing. FringeArts is a performing arts organization in Philadelphia, best known … Continue reading

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Sandy Tripods

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may have drifted to the far corners of our collective memory, but its impacts are still being felt along the affected region of the Gulf Coast. From Pensacola to New Orleans, there continue to … Continue reading

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An Interactive Flood of Spectacular Proportions

Remember when God said to Noah, “be fruitful and multiply; populate the earth abundantly and multiply in it.”?  God’s probably being redundant in his phrasing because it’s such a big thing to ask of someone.  It’s not just a casual, “go … Continue reading

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The Virtues of a Liberal Arts Education

My internship at the Higgins Armory Museum this summer had a relatively simple description: I would be working with the Curatorial department, focusing mostly on the archives and the library. What I did not realize at first was the wide … Continue reading

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Building the Future

Working with the Library Company of Philadelphia’s Raymond Holstein Stereograph Collection has revealed to me the apparent contradiction inherent in cityscapes: the built environment of the present is both the same as and yet utterly alien to the built environment … Continue reading

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Wrapping up my summer internship with the Philadelphia Orchestra Association (POA)

  With July wrapping up and my mind becoming increasingly focused on salt water, school, and selecting where to apply for post-secondary education, I would like to reflect on my time as a Development Intern with the Philadelphia Orchestra Association … Continue reading

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One Little Piggy Did Marketing

Hey world, The production process for PAY UP is well under way. We got a receipt for $3,000 worth of lumber yesterday, which means that the set is probably being constructed as I type. Funnily enough, the PAY UP set … Continue reading

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