Ten faculty members — including five from L&S — have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.
Laura Schwendinger of the Mead Witter School of Music is the composer of “Artemisia,” which received its staged premiere at Trinity Wall Street’s St. Paul’s Chapel in New York City.
Director Sean Hanish will participate in a Q&A led by communication arts faculty after a screening on Saturday, March 9.
Kemal H. Karpat, the former chair of the Middle East Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History, passed away in Madison, Wisconsin, on February 20, 2019, at the age of 96. On February 25, 2019, there was a state funeral in Istanbul under the auspices and attendance of the Turkish President, and Karpat is laid to rest at the Fatih Mosque graveyard, the burial site of sultans and select Ottoman and Turkish dignitaries.
UW-Madison's history department is where students encounter different perspectives on a past they may have taken for granted or thought they knew well. Three professors share the questions and insights that emerge when old narratives are challenged, and there's more diversity at the front of the room.