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.
"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 ...
The Humanities Center is pleased to announce its new book group: Humanities Matters. Join us on Wednesday, 8 November, at 4:00 p.m. in the Davis Center's Williams Family Room for a discussion of Sinclair Lewis's 1935 novel, It Can't Happen Here. We will kick things off with a faculty panel, featuring Professors Dona Brown ...
Picture a Vermont farmer. Does a grizzled, seventh generation dairyman come to mind, Holsteins and silo in the background?
How are sacred objects transformed when they enter the museum? What does it mean to collect and exhibit religious and sacred objects connected to living peoples and cultures? Join UVM Religious Studies Professor Vicki Brennan and Fleming Museum Curator Andrea Rosen for a conversation exploring these and other questions.