In the News

Get the word out! We share information about our community partners and the work they are doing with the truck. Find out more about the work the Humanities Truck is doing in communities throughout Washington, D.C.

June 4, 2019 / DC Pride

American University’s LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group to march in 2019 Capital Pride Parade

Attendees at the 2019 Capital Pride Parade can spot American University's LGBTQ+ Faculty and Staff Affinity Group marching at the...
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A historical photo from a National Park Service collection shows a Reno City building, with the Fort Reno water tower in the background.
April 25, 2019 / Community History Snapshots, The DC Line

The DC Lineup for this Weekend

Education: The Humanities Truck brings scholars from American University to different communities in the DC area. This weekend, students from the university’s...
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Humanities Truck at Adams Morgan
November 24, 2018 / American University Magazine, Humanities Truck Announcements

Driving Scholarship

Researchers: Start your engines. The new DC Humanities Truck is gassed up and ready to hit the road.
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Benjamin Stokes
October 28, 2018 / Humanities Truck Announcements

Help the Humanities Truck get around the DMV area!

In order to mobilize the humanities, we need your help. We need a part-time driver. If we can raise $5,000,...
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Image from The Eagle video
October 24, 2018 / The Eagle

Professor, alumna collaborate to debut ‘Humanities Truck’

Dan Kerr, an AU history professor, pointed to a pile of boxes in his office. The boxes contain the furniture...
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October 23, 2018 / Whitman-Walker

Humanities Truck to be at AIDS Walk

Hannah Byrne, the organizational archives assistant at Whitman-Walker and one of the chief forces behind the community health center’s “40...
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Adams Morgan Day performance
September 9, 2018 / Adams Morgan Day 2018

Rain or shine, Adams Morgan Day Festival showcases art, food, and history

Volunteers and community members celebrated the history of their shared neighborhood today at the 40th anniversary Adams Morgan Day Festival.
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Humanities Truck at Adams Morgan Day
September 9, 2018 / Adams Morgan Day 2018

Know Your Neighborhood at Adams Morgan Day

DC Public Library, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, American University and local partners bring neighborhood history to the streets on Sunday, Sept. 9.
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Adams Morgan Day
September 9, 2018 / Adams Morgan Day 2018

Adams Morgan Day to mark 40th anniversary with a focus on history, art, community

The Adams Morgan Day festival is set to celebrate its 40th anniversary on Sunday with an array of offerings for adults and...
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Humanities Truck
August 28, 2018 / AU Announcements

DC Thinkers and Doers

Funded by a $225,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, the delivery vehicle-turned-mobile workshop, recording studio, and gallery space will allow AU...
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