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University of Iowa Writers Workshop student A. Naomi Jackson discusses the humanities

A. Naomi Jackson is a student in the fiction program at the University of Iowa writer?s workshop. She focuses on he ways in which fiction writing can have an influence on the rest of the world by helping others understand their own personal…

University of Iowa History Professor Colin Gordon discusses the humanities

Colin Gordon is professor and undergraduate director in the University of Iowa History Department. His research focuses on the intersection of policy, space, and political economy. These interests have spawned three monographs on very distinct…

University of Iowa Emeriti Professor Bruce Fehn discusses his engagement with the humanities

Bruce Fehn, a recently retired Associate Professor in the Department of Education and Program of Social Studies at UI, became involved in the humanities after switching his major from preliminary work in dentistry to history in college during the…

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…

University of Iowa Professor Chuck Connerly discusses his work in the humanities

Chuck Connerly is professor and director of the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning. He is the author of The Most Segregated City in America: City Planning and Civil Rights in Birmingham,1920-1980 (University of Virginia Press, 2005), as well as…

University of Iowa Assistant professor Andr

University of Iowa Assistant professor Andr Brock studies the complex interactions between race, gender, and technology.