November 20, 2023
April 13, 2023
An article by Volunteer Stories, a production of UT’s Office of Communication & Marketing, is highlighting the work done by the UT Humanities Center. “The New Humanities, UT is paving the way for a new humanities movement that will make life and lives better” is an in-depth look at how the Center crosses disciplines to offer an enriching and deeply analytical view of human life and culture.
April 12, 2023
Hilary Havens, associate professor of English at the University of Tennessee, explains how she uses digital paleography, a process she developed and published, to uncover deleted text within a handwritten manuscript of Frances Burney’s Cecilia (1782).
April 12, 2023
Whether it is mapping, digital scholarly communication, data mining, or any of the other exciting digital methods that the fellows have explored, the librarians in the collaborative gain valuable expertise while providing support to fellows through every stage of their projects.
May 2, 2022
Hilary Havens, associate professor of English, has received a $60,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for The Maria Edgeworth Letters Project. The project is a collaborative digital edition of letters written by Maria Edgeworth, an Anglo-Irish author writing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
July 18, 2021
The arts and humanities are a driving force for innovative research and engagement at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Ranked among the top 10 institutions receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities over the past 10 years, UT has been awarded 17 summer fellowships by the NEH since 2005—more than any other institution in the country during that same period.
June 30, 2021
Monica Black, associate professor of history, will become the associate director of the UT Humanities Center August 1, 2021. “The humanities play an enormous role in the democratic mission of public universities like UT,” Black said. Monica Black, associate professor of history, will become the associate director of the UT Humanities Center August 1, 2021. “The humanities play an enormous role in the democratic mission of public universities like UT,” Black said.