“Two minds are better than one,” the saying goes. For many of us, collaboration with colleagues helps us creatively reframe our thinking and better achieve our goals.

Likewise, humanities scholars benefit from cross-pollinating their ideas. Working with colleagues within and beyond their home institutions and across disciplines helps researchers identify new lines of inquiry and develop projects that can be richer and more wide-ranging than they might otherwise be. In addition to fostering innovation, collaboration deepens intellectual community and widens scholarly impact.

For Gail Bulman, associate professor of Spanish in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, the Corridor and its ALACI working group enabled her to take the PICS theater project—a festival of 10-minute performances on thought-provoking topics—beyond Syracuse University to new audiences, performers and partners. (Read the full article...)