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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    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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    University Place

    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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    University Place

    Imagining Possible Worlds

    Panel discussion on science fiction featuring author Kim Stanley Robinson.

    Imagining Possible Worlds

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    University Place

    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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    University Place

    Justice, Power and Landscape

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

    Justice, Power and Landscape

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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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    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