UT is recognizing Black History Month throughout February with a series of virtual and in-person events.
UT hosted its 10th annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl this past Saturday, February 2, with 115 high school students from 16 high schools across the state competing.
Graduate student Jeffrey Pannekoek was chosen as the first representative of UT as a predoctoral fellow at a summer workshop organized by Humanities Without Walls.
The spring portion of the UT Humanities Center’s 2018–19 Distinguished Visiting Scholars Lecture Series kicks off January 29 with Steven Stoll’s “The Ordeal of Appalachia.”
Deborah Wong, an ethnomusicologist and professor from the University of California, Riverside, is the next speaker in the UT Humanities Center’s 2018-19 Distinguished Visiting Scholars Lecture Series.
The banjo as an iconic American instrument has been part of a wide range of musical traditions.
Nearly 250 students from around the region took part in the 2017 East Tennessee History Day, a competition that gives young people a chance to demonstrate their knowledge of history through research. WATE-TV Channel 6 highlighted the competition.
Travel back in time to the 18th century and visit with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as UT celebrates AustenFest April 5–7.
The Humanities Center continues its Conversations and Cocktails series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 21.
A new endowment that will support the academic pursuits of graduate students in the humanities has been named in honor of Tom Heffernan, retiring director of the UT Humanities Center.
Teams from thirteen high schools will compete in the eighth annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, February 4.
The Humanities Center kicks off its annual Conversations and Cocktails series on Tuesday.