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Research in the Humanities: Past, Present, and Future

May 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Aerial view of the UW-Madison campus

Panel Discussion and Table Talks:


Panelists are invited to reflect on the following questions; please come and share your ideas and memories on these as well:

How might your discipline or interdisciplinary research area contribute to the future direction of the Humanities? How has your discipline’s relationship to the Humanities changed over the last ten years? How has the Institute for Research in the Humanities enhanced your scholarly work or your understanding of your discipline? Do you have an IRH “ah-ha” or “eureka” moment to share? What role to you see for the IRH in the future of the Humanities?


Moderator: Steven Nadler, Philosophy


Panelists, UW-Madison:
Tejumola Olaniyan, English and African Languages and Literatures
Cindy I-Fen Cheng, History and Asian American Studies
Laurie Beth Clark, Art
Alex Dressler, Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Michael Titelbaum, Philosophy

Following the panel, we invite all attendees to take up these questions at their tables with discussion facilitators:

Jonathan Pollock (Honorary Fellow, Madison College), Robert Wolensky (UW System Fellow, UW-Stevens Point), Max Harris (Honorary Fellow, IRH), Tina Chronopoulos (Solmsen Fellow, SUNY Binghamton), Jennifer Row (Solmsen Fellow, Boston University), Nevine El-Nossery (Resident Fellow, UW-Madison), and Andrew Zolides (Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow, UW-Madison).

Closing remarks: Associate Dean Sue Zaeske, College of Letters and Science


May 8, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level)
803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States
tel:+(608) 262-5023