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Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities

 

The Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities Series recognizes scholars in the humanities and emphasizes the role of the humanities in liberal education. The series is named after Solomon Katz, who served for 53 years at the UW, as an instructor, professor, Chair of the Department of History, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Provost, and Vice President for Academic Affairs. All Katz Lectures are free and open to the public. 

Chadwick Allen, "Earthworks Rising: Mound Building in Native Art & Literature"

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

Beginning in the eighteenth century, so-called scientific theories proclaimed that a “lost” race vastly superior to America’s “savage” Indians must

Anna Tsing, "Feral Atlas and the More-than-Human Anthropocene"

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

Humans have been unable to make the Anthropocene by ourselves.

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