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The Humanities Center

In our research, creative output, and teaching, UVM’s faculty, students, and alumni demonstrate the relevance of the humanities and fine arts in the ongoing construction of a just and democratic society. We believe strongly that a central mission of the humanities and fine arts is to create a thoughtful, creative, and engaged citizenry willing and able to participate in meaningful public dialogue.

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Miller Symposium Focuses on WWII German Occupation of Poland

The University of Vermont hosts the Eighth Miller Symposium with the theme “Poland Under German Occupation, 1939–1945,” on Sunday, October 21, at the Silver Pavilion, UVM Alumni House (61 Summit Street, Burlington). 

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Humanities Matter Book Discussion Poster


Humanities Matter

Thursday, November 8, 2018 9:00 AM

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UVM Humanities Center Co-Launches the New England Humanities Consortium

The UVM Humanities Center is very pleased to announce the launch of the New England Humanities Consortium, of which we are a founding member. This new consortium is a network of eleven universities and colleges across New England dedicated to intellectual collaboration, interdisciplinary exchange, and regional humanities ...

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Humanities Center awards a new Coor Collaborative Fellows Grant

"Race and Racism Across the Disciplines," led by Jinny Huh and John Gennari, will develop a Teaching Collective to support innovative pedagogy related to critical race and ethnic studies. The group will also explore the creation of an institute for social justice at UVM. The collaborative also includes collaborators Mildred Beltre ...

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