Hidden Humanities

Anthropologist to Present Humanities Lecture on the Muslim Headscarf at UA

Dr. Mayanthi Fernando, an anthropologist and ethnographer from the University of California at Santa Cruz, will present “Storytelling Against the Grain: Muslim Lives, French Myths, and the Power of Ethnography” Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture is part of UA’s Hidden […]

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Feminist Scholar to Present Humanities Lecture

From the October 2015 Desktop News | Dr. Catharine Stimpson, a pioneer in the study of women and gender and a founder of feminist criticism, will present “Waging War, Making Peace, Doing the Humanities: Why ‘Macbeth’ Matters” Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in room 205 of Gorgas Library on The University of Alabama campus. […]

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Noted Humanities Scholar Michael Bérubé to Lecture at UA

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Dr. Michael Bérubé, director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Pennsylvania State University, will present “The Value and Values of the Humanities” Feb. 26 as part of The University of Alabama’s Hidden Humanities lecture series. The lecture will be held at […]

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Former NEH Chair Kicks Off New Hidden Humanities Lecture Series at UA

Dr. William Ferris, professor of history and senior associate director of the Center for the Study of the American South at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “Standing at the Crossroads: The Humanities and the American South” Oct. 6 as part of The University of Alabama’s new Hidden Humanities lecture series. […]

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