Center for the Humanities
Founded in 1999, The Center for the Humanities is the primary vehicle on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus for interdisciplinary programming in the humanities. The Center annually presents or sponsors over 50 lectures, panels, discussions, and workshops for both public and campus audiences. The Center’s mission includes engaging faculty, staff, students and the public in defining the humanities; fostering interdisciplinary study and teaching; promoting the humanities; and connecting the humanities with the community through outreach and partnerships. The Center maintains an extensive website at www.humanities.wisc.edu.
Collections in this community
Center for the Humanities promotional and documentary materials from 1999 through the present.
(2007-03-28)In collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Institute for Research in the Humanities, the Center for the Humanities continues the lecture series Focus on the Humanities which illuminates and celebrates the ...
(2007-03-22)Rebecca Edwards examines the uneasy relationship the American Deaf community has had with assistive technology throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The medical community has viewed the development of devices ...
Trauma Memorials: searching for meaning in memorials to the Holocaust,the atomic bomb, and 9-11, Laurie Beth Clark (promotional poster) (2004-09-20)Promotional material showcasing one program in the 2003-2004 Humanities Forums on Contemporary Issues series. Using the humanities as a lens, the series explores new ways of looking at current political, social, and economic ...