The McClung Museum’s exhibition, opening in 2025, is part of an effort to change perceptions and educate audiences about the mound on the UT campus by centering Native perspectives and interpretations.
UT’s annual celebration of Black History Month kicks off Wednesday, Feb. 1. The month will include lectures, the 18th annual Black Issues Conference, art showcases and more in celebration of Black cultural contributions and achievements throughout history.
Faculty members in the Department of Religious Studies and the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures have been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, received a $300,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to support the exhibition, a related website, educational outreach, and programming for “A Sense of Indigenous Place: Native American Voices and the Mound at University of Tennessee.” The exhibition will be presented
UT is recognizing Black History Month throughout February with a series of virtual and in-person events.
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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.