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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

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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Transdisciplinary/Food Systems Summer Fellows Initiative

The Food Systems Transdisciplinary Research initiative sponsored by the Food Systems Graduate Program in collaboration with the Humanities Center is an exciting opportunity that seeks to create a vibrant conversation across disciplines and colleges and between faculty and graduate students. Over the next five years there will be ...

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Ideas on Tap

Please join the UVM Humanities Center for Ideas on Tap!

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Deli Man: A Documentary Film

The UVM Food Systems Graduate Program and the Humanities Center are pleased to host a screening of the documentary film, Deli Man, Friday, April 8, at 4:00 pm, in the Fleming Museum, room 101. A discussion will follow with the film's Director & Producer, Erik Greenberg Anjou.

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Kathy Fox selected as 2016 Frank Bryan Vermont Scholar Summer Research Award Winner

The Center for Research on Vermont has selected Kathy Fox, professor of sociology at the University of Vermont, as the 2016 Frank M. Bryan Vermont Scholar, for her Vermont research project on offender reintegration.

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