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

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

A Professor of English and an Adjunct Professor of American Indian Studies, Allen will deliver the first Katz Distinguished Lecture for 2019-2020.

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

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

In his review of Anne Lowenhaupt Tsing’s 

Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall

In April, The New York Times Magazine ran 

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