The humanities are an interdisciplinary field of study that explores the human experience through the lens of history, literature, philosophy, art, languages and other disciplines. The undergraduate humanities program at UTC is customizable, allowing students to choose almost any classes for their nine hours of electives.
Russell Linnemann was known as “The Blues Doctor.”
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Growing up in Newfoundland, Canada, Ann Buggey was used to having a lot of snow days from school. On cold winter days, she would spend time knitting or embroidering, skills she picked up from a young age. Her passion followed her into her adult life, where the senior lecturer in the Department of English now teaches an innovative class on the history of textiles.
Kathi Weeks, professor of gender, sexuality and feminist studies at Duke University draws from 1970’s critiques of the ideologies of love and romance to develop a critique of the popular literature advice that directs employees to find love and happiness at work.
Got all your “have-to” classes lined up for fall semester and now you’re looking for something that’s more “want-to”?
Like many students, Courtney Jackson had switched his major a few times during his first few years at UTC and was unsure about what he would do in his future career.
All that changed the morning he learned that his childhood best friend, Tasha, was murdered by her estranged husband in a parking lot outside of her workplace in September 2014. Tasha had recently filed for divorce and had a restraining order against her husband.
National Book Award winner Nikky Finney is coming to town.
UTC is embracing Beyoncé’s “visual album” Lemonade, using her thoughts along with Candice Benbow’s “Lemonade: The Syllabus” as jumping-off points to discuss issues raised on Lemonade, such as the lives, loves and pain of black women.
Women’s Studies recently received a grant to implement an Activist-Enhanced Classroom offering sexual assault hotline training for students enrolled in the three sections of Introduction to Women’s Studies.