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Welcome to the UVM Humanities Center

"The Humanities should constitute the core of any university worth the name."
- Terry Eagleton

The Humanities Center

Welcome to the Humanities Center, established in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Vermont in 1994 to support faculty research and teaching in the humanities and related fields, educational opportunities for students, and community outreach in the state of Vermont.

Humanities Center News and Events


Fleming Museum of Art Reopens with "Travelers in Postwar Europe: Photographs by H. A. Durfee, Jr., 1951-53"

The Fleming Museum of Art has reopened for its Winter/Spring 2015 season with an exhibition featuring the mid-century photography of Europe by Burlington physician H.A. Durfee, Jr. who spent a long career in obstetrics and gynecology at Mary Fletcher Hospital, later Fletcher Allen Health Care, in Burlington, Vt., where he ...

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UVM Humanities Center, Mayor Miro Weinberger Launch Burlington Book Group

Preceding the tolling of bells from the city hall tower, part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Mayor Miro Weinberger, along with Professor David Jenemann, co-director of the university’s Humanities Center, announced the launch of the Mayor’s Book Group, an initiative ...

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