Rebecca Wanzo addresses the oft-repeated argument that university faculty should stick to their books when it comes to popular political conversation. But should journalists and campaign surrogates do all the talking? Wanzo discusses the "trouble" at the heart of the humanities that perfectly suits its scholars for the job.
Rebecca Wanzo addresses the oft-repeated argument that university faculty should stick to their books when it comes to popular political conversation. But should journalists and campaign surrogates do all the talking? Wanzo discusses the "trouble" at the heart of the humanities that perfectly suits its scholars for the job.


The project is among 28 grants, totaling $1,655,361, awarded by NEH to support efforts by institutions to plan for and implement changes that transform scholarly preparation in the humanities at the doctoral level and incorporate broader career preparation for PhD candidates.
<b>Joanna Dee Das,</b> a dancer and scholar of the politics of performance in the 20th century, talks with internationally renowned choreographer and artistic director Bill T. Jones, recipient of the 2016 Washington University International Humanities Medal. Following his lecture on Sept. 29 ("A Talk on Art, History and Love"), his dance company will perform <i>Analogy/Dora: Tramontane,</i> named for the north winds that, like refugees and exiles, sweep across the mountains and other great barriers.
Dancer and scholar Joanna Dee Das talks with Bill T. Jones. Following his lecture on Sept. 29 ("A Talk on Art, History and Love"), his dance company will perform Analogy/Dora: Tramontane, named for the north winds that, like refugees and exiles, sweep across the mountains and other great barriers.
Please join us for the 2016-17 International Humanities Medal award presentation and lecture, this year honoring internationally renowned choreographer and artistic director Bill T. Jones. Sept. 29, 5 pm, Edison Theatre. RSVPs appreciated; please click this link.


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September 29, 2016

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