Topic: Humanities Institute

UT Austin Humanities Institute Awards Grants to Local Nonprofit Professionals

Feb. 24, 2015

The Humanities Institute at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded three 2015 Community Sabbatical Research Grants, which provide paid flexible leave time, faculty consultants and access to the university libraries to three staff members of nonprofit organizations based in Central Texas.

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Exploring the Unorthodox

Sept. 23, 2013
Exploring the Unorthodox

Artist and visiting professor Laurie Anderson blends technology, music and storytelling in her unique performance art. Her "Landfall" exhibit opens Friday on campus.

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Will Discuss Crises in the Middle East, War on Terrorism at Two University of Texas at Austin Events

March 16, 2012

Event: Acclaimed New Yorker reporter Seymour Hersh will discuss his investigations into the crises in the Middle East and the global war against terrorism at two public events hosted by the Humanities Institute and the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin.

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The contours of human life

June 7, 2011
The contours of human life

Pauline Strong, Humanities Institute director and anthropology professor, shares how education can help us think critically about human experience.

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Free Minds Graduates Fifth Class of Adults on May 23

May 19, 2011

The fifth class of the Humanities Institute's Free Minds Project, the only program in the state that helps adults living on low-to-moderate incomes jumpstart their college education by offering college-level coursework in the humanities at no cost, will graduate this May.

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