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Jamie Haft

Jamie Haft is assistant director of the national coalition of 100 universities, Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, where she is organizing its Presidents’ Council and creating programs that bridge higher education and grassroots arts and cultural organizations. Recently, Haft authored a book chapter, “Becoming a Civic Artist,” in Democracy's Education: Public Work, Citizenship, and the Future of Colleges and Universities (Vanderbilt University Press, 2015); developed the 2014 Imagining America Presidents’ Forum Report; and published “Cultural Roots and Knowledge” in Public: A Journal of Imagining America (2014)She has also conceptualized and produced a documentary web series on student activism, and written about publicly engaged scholarship in the humanities, arts, and design for a national collection of trend papers commissioned by Americans for the Arts. Haft received a MS from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Beyond Cliché
Essay

Beyond Cliché

Dramatizing Our American Identity

22 March 2015

Pregones Theater and Roadside Theater review their twenty-one-year artistic collaboration and their upcoming Off-Broadway production of BETSY!.

Pregones Theater & Roadside Theater Series on BETSY!
Series

Pregones Theater & Roadside Theater Series on BETSY!

Pregones Theater and Roadside Theater review their twenty-one-year artistic collaboration and their Off-Broadway production of BETSY!.