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Engaged Humanities

Engaged Humanities is a collaboration between the Division of Humanities and the Center for Community Engagement and Service (CCES)

Contact Information:

Rachel Haxtema
Engaged Humanities Coordinator


Connecting the Humanities to our Communities

The Engaged Humanities at Pacific Lutheran University supports and promotes a variety of educational, research, and public engagement initiatives to deepen faculty engagement and student learning, connect meaningfully with the greater Tacoma and Pierce County community, and partner for social change.

2018-2019 Engaged Humanities Projects

  • Support for faculty to design and implement high impact community engagement components in courses
  • Facilitate internships for students in the Humanities and interdisciplinary programs
  • Promote and support the Digital Humanities Lab and other Digital Humanities efforts
  • Partner with local schools and PLU faculty to create the new Parkland Literacy Center

Please contact Rachel Haxtema haxtema@plu.edu with questions about these efforts and let us know if you’d like to participate!