Paula M. Krebs, foreground, executive director of the Modern Languages Association, answers a question during the humanTech symposium on humanistic perspectives at technological universities at the Renaissance Hotel Midtown on April 19, 2019. Anna Stenport, chair of the School of Modern Languages, background, and Richard Utz, chair of the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, foreground, listen.

Paula M. Krebs, executive director of the Modern Language Association, spoke along with other humanities scholars.

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