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Exploring the past, the present, and the possible.

Welcome to the Humanities Center at the University of Tennessee. Our center supports arts and humanities research in all of its diversity, and we advocate for the importance of the humanities today. The Center is designed to promote interdisciplinary public conversations and research concerning academic, social, and cultural issues central to human flourishing, justice, equality, and ethical action in the world.


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