Imagining America



Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life (IA) supports colleges and universities to animate and strengthen the public and civic purposes of humanities, arts, and design through mutually beneficial campus-community partnerships that advance democratic scholarship and practice. Hosted by Syracuse University since 2007, IA integrates community and academic knowledge to help solve significant community-identified, real world problems; shapes, participates in, and sustains regional, national, and global conversations about models of democratic public scholarship and campus-community collaboration; and advances cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue as means to realize social equity on campuses and in communities. For more information, visit