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Humanities Research Colloquy

The UTHC Humanities Research Colloquy brings distinguished editors of university presses and journals, representatives of humanities research centers and programs, and directors of humanities fellowship programs to the UT campus. UT faculty have a chance to talk to individuals with experience in the worlds of publishing, grant management, and institute development.

The colloquy provides a public forum for information about research center fellowships, publication opportunities, and possible career paths in humanities center administration.

The short history of the series has included the following roster of visitors:

  • James Phelan
    Distinguished Professor, Department of English and editor, NARRATIVE
    Ohio State University
  • Paul Szarmach
    Editor, Speculum
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jerome Singerman
    Senior humanities editor
    The University of Pennsylvania Press
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Lucy Jilka
    Scholar Administration Office
    Woodrow Wilson Center
    Washington, DC
  • Linda Bree
    Editorial Director, Arts and Literature
    Cambridge University Press
    Cambridge, England
  • Frances Ferguson
    Senior editor
    ELH [English Literary History]
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Brigitta van Rheinberg
    Executive editor
    Princeton University Press
    Princeton, New Jersey
  •  Saul Fisher
    Director of Fellowship Programs
    The American Council of Learned Societies
    New York, New York
  • Carmela Franklin
    The American Academy in Rome
    Rome, Italy
  • Andrew Riess
    Assistant Director of Outreach and Public Affairs
    Fulbright Scholar Program
    Washington, D.C
  • Alan Thomas
    Editorial Director, Humanities and Sciences
    The University of Chicago Press
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Adam Wolfson
    Director of Research Programs
    The National Endowment for the Humanities
    Washington, DC
  • Geoffrey Harpham
    The National Humanities Center
    Research Triangle, North Carolina

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