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.

January 7, 2021 / American University | In the Community

AU Humanities Truck Receives $100,000 Grant to Feed DC’s Hungry

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck and people across the DC region began struggling to put food on their tables, American...
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December 22, 2020

DC: Los jornaleros viven al filo de la precariedad

ESPECIAL PARA EL TIEMPO LATINO Para los jornaleros de Washington, DC salir en busca de trabajo, a la plazoleta de...
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December 21, 2020 / Made By Us

Made By Us: #MBUMonday Spotlight

It’s a recording studio, it’s a gallery, it’s… the @humanitiestruck! And this #MBUMonday, it’s bringing inclusive history to the people...
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December 14, 2020 / ABC7

Two AU professors use Humanities Truck to deliver food to the needy every week

Washington, D.C. (ABC7) — Two American University professors have been using the University’s Humanities Truck to curb hunger in Washington, D.C.
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November 23, 2020 / The Eagle

AU’s Humanities Truck brings food to DC communities

Since the summer, two professors have been using the Humanities Truck to alleviate hunger during the pandemic. Once a week,...
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September 25, 2020 / AU Announcements

The Humanities Truck Brings Food and Community to DC’s Day Laborers

AU’s Humanities Truck engages DC communities by gathering and disseminating research and shared stories. Now it’s doing much more than...
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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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