The Humanities Center has announced a new class of fellows for the 2016-17 academic year.
Mary Campbell, assistant professor in the School of Art, will discuss research on various aspects of nineteenth-century polygamy during the last “Conversations and Cocktails” talk, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3.
Robert Glaze, a graduate student in UT’s Department of History, will discuss research that shows how Confederate veterans of the Western Theater came to terms with defeat in the Civil War during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5.
A Princeton University professor will discuss the impact a confederation of Germanic tribes during the early Middle Ages had—and continues to have—on Western Europe during a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 28.
A visiting scholar will discuss aspects of imperial Chinese culture that tend to fascinate those unaccustomed to it during a talk at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 21.
A UT history professor will discuss how the Tennessee Valley Authority’s efforts to overcome poverty in the region made a significant global footprint during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1.
WVLT-TV Local 8 Now visited UT’s Ethics Bowl to watch as fifteen high school teams tackled a series of controversial issues, ranging from racism to the use of natural resources.
A guest lecturer will examine how 18th-century Jewish fighter Daniel Mendoza battled Jewish stereotypes as well as other boxers in Georgia and England during a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Monday, February 22.
A Columbia University philosophy scholar will discuss global thought in a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11.
A history professor will explore the effect of Islam on Christian Europeans—and by extension the West in general—during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk on Tuesday, February 2.
Fifteen teams comprising more than 100 students will compete in the seventh annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, January 23.
A renowned Asian studies scholar will discuss the origins of Chinese poetry in a lecture at UT on Thursday, January 14.