The UT Humanities Center’s Conversations and Cocktails series continues on Tuesday, February 3, with Vejas Liulevicius, Lindsay Young professor and the director of the Center for the Study of War and Society, talking about “Eastern Europe’s Dangers.”
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The UT Humanities Center is extending the campus classroom to the Orangery. In partnership with the Knoxville restaurant, the center is launching a series called “Conversations and Cocktails” starting in January.
The College of Arts and Sciences celebrated outstanding faculty with awards in advising, teaching, research, outreach, and service during its annual Winter Convocation last week.
The director of the Center for the Study of War and Society, Vejas Liulevicius, and center fellow Ernest Freeberg were
Friday was the seventy-second anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor—a day forever etched in the memory of one East Tennessee veteran who earlier this year shared his story with UT’s Center for the Study of War and Society. Durward Swanson, ninety-two, is from Georgia but now lives in Maryville. He was an eighteen-year-old member of the Army Air Corps when he arrived at Hickam Air Force Base adjacent to Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu in October 1939.
Four UT faculty members and three graduate students have received appointments as resident fellows of the University of Tennessee Humanities Center. The inaugural class of fellows for the full 2012-2013 academic year includes faculty members Flavia Brizio-Skov, Vejas Liulevicius, Mark Luprecht, and Rachelle Scott; and graduate instructors Anthony Minnema, Kyle Stephens, and Katharine Burnett.