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National Humanities Center

  • 7 TW Alexander Dr
  • Durham, NC 27709-2256
  • Primary: (919) 549-0661
  • Fax: (919) 990-8535
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The only major independent American institute for advanced study in all fields of the humanities. Presents rotating visual art exhibits, lectures, and various cultural events.

  • Business Hours: See website for more details.
  • Miles To Convention Center: 6.70
  • Miles to RDU Airport: 8.6
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  • National Humanities Center
  • (919) 549-0661

An exploration of systems of learning and the transfer of knowledge inside and outside of traditional education settings, juxtaposing formal K-12 and college education with lessons passed down …

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Lecture - “Nature, Citizenship, and the Creation of Colombia’s National Parks”

Claudia Leal, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá (Colombia) Leal's project focuses on four emblematic cases to tell the story of national parks in Colombia as a process of territorial state …

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Lecture - “Conservation and Controversy: How Congress Established Federal Lands in the West”

Joseph E. Taylor III, Simon Fraser University Taylor's project "Forty-Seven Percent of the West" traces Congressional negotiations over federal conservation legislation from 1890 to 1939, …

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Lecture - “Imagining A Brighter Future: Indigenous Traditions and Climate Fictions”

Joni Adamson, Arizona State University In Joni Adamson's new book, she looks to connect the work in her first book, on global indigenous oral traditions and environmental justice, to her recent w…

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Lecture - “The Lasting Environmental Impact of the Great War”

Tait Keller, Rhodes College Keller's new book, Green and Grim, will be the first global environmental history of the Great War, focusing on how energy geopolitics linked the battle lines and home …

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Lecture - “Endangered Species, Imperiled Ways of Life”

Julie Velásquez Runk, University of Georgia Runk's current project, "Entangled Rosewood," uses loss as a means to reflect on who we are (being) and how we are in relationship with …

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