Publishing Humanities Initiative Highlights

Elizabeth Butcher

As a senior English major, I’ve taken several creative nonfiction writing classes at Duke, during which my professors have encouraged us to seek out small local publications in Durham or Chapel Hill in the hopes of being published. I approached this event at the Franklin Humanities Institute (How... read more »


Juan Obarrio

Last semester, we started a new initiative at FHI called the Publishing Humanities Initiative.  Sylvia Miller, who has a background in publishing, and who has worked at FHI for some years now, is spearheading this program, which seeks to understand a variety of issues in publishing, such as new... read more »


Riot Grrls and Maker Culture at Zine Publishing Event

In December 2017, FHI’s new Publishing Humanities Initiative and the Story Lab collaborated on a workshop event focusing on the history and culture of zine-making, “Publishing It Yourself: Pamphlets, Zines, and Riot Grrls.” Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture curator Kelly Wooten... read more »