Stephanie Stillo to Address W&L’s Phi Beta Kappa Convocation Her talk is titled "Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted: Observations on the Historic and Contemporary Role of the Liberal Arts.”
The Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Washington and Lee University will induct new members into the prestigious honor society at the Phi Beta Kappa/Society of the Cincinnati Convocation on March 22 at 3 p.m. in Northen Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
The keynote speaker will be Stephanie Stillo, curator of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Graphic Arts Collection in the Rare Book and Special Collection Division at the Library of Congress.
Her talk is titled “Not Everything That Counts Can Be Counted: Observations on the Historic and Contemporary Role of the Liberal Arts.” The lecture will be available to watch online here.
Stillo is W&L’s former Mellon Digital Humanities fellow. While at W&L, she taught classes on digital exhibition and design, public history and digital storytelling. At the Library of Congress, Stillo curates a collection of some of the country’s most rare printed books from the last six centuries. Her work serves as an example of the intersection of the humanities, technology and public service.