Tag Archives: Humanities

Empire and Early Modernity

Empire and Early Modernity at the Early Modern Workshop University of Chicago Monday October 13 Albert Pick Hall #319 at 5 pm Kaveh Hemmat and Oliver Cussen will lead a discussion on “Empire and Early Modernity.” Instead of our usual … Continue reading

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Spanish Paleography Workshop

Application deadline: October 15 Weekend Workshop in Spanish Paleography Workshop dates: February 27-28, 2015 Instructor: Carla Rahn Phillips, emerita, University of Minnesota Apply online here: http://www.newberry.org/2015SpanishPaleographyWorkshopThis workshop will provide participants with an introduction to reading and transcribing documents written in … Continue reading

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Humanities Under Attack

Many professors, researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students of humanities feel that their disciplines are under attack by politicians and business leaders who seek to strip funding from their programs or eliminate them entirely. The United States Congress has repeatedly cut … Continue reading

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