The professor emeritus is considered one of the founders of the field of African history. More »
Archive: Humanities & The Arts
News from the arts, creative programs and humanities in the College of Letters & Science. From History to English and the performing arts to the languages, the humanities are a key component in the liberal arts tradition.
Hove earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English at UW-Madison. More »
The Gustave O. Arlt Award is given to a young scholar-teacher who has written a book that has made an outstanding contribution to scholarship in the humanities. More »
UW-Madison alumnus George Hamel and his wife, Pamela, provided the $15 million lead gift to construct the new facility.
The Hamel Music Center will include a 315-seat recital hall, large rehearsal room and spacious lobby, while anchoring a highly visible corner of campus in the university’s East Campus Gateway. More »
Thanks to a Spencer Foundation grant, philosophy Professor Harry Brighouse is launching the Center for Ethics and Education. More »
Jason Cohen’s Facing Fear was nominated for an Oscar in 2013. More »
The need-based scholarships will go to low-income, first generation and underrepresented minority students. More »
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities will honor Emily Auerbach with the Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence Distinguished Service Award. More »
Madeline Ruid decided to learn Turkish after watching the 2010 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. More »
Richard and Debra Sincere pave the way for a new generation of students and scholars to reap the benefits of a globe-spanning education. More »