News and Announcements

Camille Guérin-Gonzales

It is with great sadness that we announce that Camille Guérin-Gonzales, Professor Emerita of History at UW-Madison and Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow of the Institute for Research in the Humanities in 2010-2011, passed away on February 24, 2015. Click here for her obituary and information on funeral services.

Internal Fellows for 2015-2016

The Institute for Research in the Humanities is pleased to announce its incoming Senior; Resident; Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity; and Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. For the names of incoming fellows, click here.

David C. Lindberg

Former IRH Director David C. Lindberg passed away on January 6, 2015. Professor Lindberg served as the Director of the IRH twice, from 1987 to 1993 and again from 2002 to 2003. The IRH offers its condolences to Professor Lindberg's family, friends, and colleagues. For more information on his memorial, click here.

Pernille Ipsen publishes Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast

Former Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow Pernille Ipsen has published a new book, Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast, through the University of Pennsylvania Press. Read about her book, which draws on work she conducted as a Fellow at the Institute, by clicking here.

Scott Trudell blogs about the digital humanities

Solmsen Fellow Scott Trudell wrote about the digital humanities, as well as the content of some recent IRH seminars, for OUPblog, the Oxford University Press's blog. Read his post here.

Video of Henry Drewal's Burdick-Vary Symposium available

Former Senior Fellow Henry Drewal organized a multi-sensorial Burdick-Vary Symposium, entitled "Embodied Knowledge" and held in October 2014, related to his ongoing work on arts and the senses. A 5-minute video, filmed and edited by Aaron Granat, is below. A full 50-minute documentary is forthcoming.

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