UW-Madison Center for the Humanities

University Place lecture series.

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Humanities in the Public

Chancellor Martin discusses the value of humanities for public.

Humanities in the Public

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Novels and Politics Today

Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk discusses where he finds ideas for his novels.

Novels and Politics Today

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Imagining Possible Worlds

Panel discussion on science fiction featuring author Kim Stanley Robinson.

Imagining Possible Worlds

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The Medieval Battlegrounds of the First World War

Carol Symes explores the use of medieval structures as symbols during World War I.

The Medieval Battlegrounds of the First World War

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Our Declaration: In Defense of Equality

Danielle S. Allen discusses equality as it relates to the Declaration of Independence.

Our Declaration: In Defense of Equality

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Living in the Extreme in Sierra Leone

Thierry Cruvellier focuses on the history, politics and difficult times in Sierra Leone.

Living in the Extreme in Sierra Leone

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1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed

Eric Cline explores the environmental and social events that caused the Bronze Age to end.

1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed

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Justice, Power and Landscape

Jedediah Purdy discusses different ways to look at and understand landscapes.

Justice, Power and Landscape