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Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa Miriam Thaggert discusses the humanities

Miriam Thaggert is an Associate Professor of English and African-American Studies at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century African-American literature, American modernism, and American visual culture. Her…

Catherine Denial, Associate Professor of History at Knox College in Illinois, discusses the meaning of the humanities to her

Catherine Denial is associate professor of history at Knox College in Illinois. She studies American Indian history with thematic interests in sexuality and gender. Denial?s first book, Custom of the Country, examines marriage in Minnesota before…

Assistant Curator of the Iowa Women's Archives Janet Weaver discusses the IWA connects to the broader community in Iowa

Janet Weaver is the assistant curator of the Iowa Women?s Archives at the University of Iowa Libraries and a doctoral student in the History Department where her research focuses on U.S. labor and Latina/o history in Iowa. Since the 1970s she has…