Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities

The Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities Series recognizes scholars in the humanities and emphasizes the role of the humanities in liberal education. The series is named after Solomon Katz, who served for 53 years at the UW, as an instructor, professor, Chair of the Department of History, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Provost, and Vice President for Academic Affairs. All Katz Lectures are free and open to the public.

You can now listen to full recordings of select Katz Lectures on our Podcasts page over in our redesigned Media + Publications section!

 

Thomas Lockwood

Lockwood
Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Kane Hall, Room 210

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) has always been an intensely controversial figure, a brilliant political combatant in British history, a national hero i

Anne Balsamo

Anne Balsamo
Winter 2015 Katz Lecture
Kane Hall

Date, time and location of this event will be announced Fall Quarter 2014 - this lecture will take place Winter of 2015.

Rainer Forst

Rainer Fprst
Spring 2015 Katz Lecture
Kane Hall

The date, time, and location of this lecture will be announced in Fall Quarter 2014 or Winter Quarter 2015.

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