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Katharyne Mitchell (Geography) and Matthew Sparke (Geography and Jackson School of International Studies) have received fellowships to study at the Brocher Foundation in Switzerland in fall 2016.
The Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities argues for the practical value of the humanities for all citizens.
Celebrated curator Kitagawa Fram was denied entry to the US, allegedly over military protests, but a robust examination of his work went on anyway.
Five teams of scholars will travel to Victoria, British Columbia, for the renowned training institute in June 2016.
William D. Adams, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, visits UW Friday, December, 4, 3:30 pm at the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House.
Artist and curator Fram Kitagawa has been denied a visa to speak at the University of Washington, allegedly due to his involvement in student protests in the 1960s. His keynote will go on as planned, with conference organizers reading his address, "Art in the Age of the Global Environment."
Louisa Mackenzie’s (French & Italian) recent essay on sea monsters contributes to a lively discussion on animal studies and identity in Early Modernism.
Environmental history demands that we grapple with new questions, a renowned German scholar argues in a Katz Distinguished Lecture on December 2.
Sonal Khullar (Art History) has a new book, Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930-1990 (University of California Press).
Galya Diment (Slavic Languages & Literatures) leads six Hanauer Fellows in examining how cultural mixing shapes art in three port cities of the early 20th century.
The Performance Studies Research Group draws together scholars from various disciplines to discuss foundational and new work in the field of performance studies.
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