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Upcoming Events

Author Meets Readers Session
with Britt Wray
March 2, 2023 at 7pm UMFA Dumke Auditorium 

Author of, "Generation Dread" - Britt Wray is an author and leading researcher at the intersection of mental health and climate change.


Britt Wray


The Tanner Lecture on Human Values with Kim Stanley Robinson
March 13, 2023 at 7pm Kingsbury Hall

Kim Stanley Robinson is a New York Times bestseller and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards.

Registration information coming soon 

Kim Stanley Robinson

Tanner Talk with Kyle Whyte
April 4, 2023 at 7pm UMFA Dumke Auditorium 

Kyle Whyte's work focuses on the problems and possibilities Indigenous peoples face regarding climate change, environmental justice, and food sovereignty.


Kyle Whyte

Fellows' Work-in-Progress Presentations

Work-in-Progress Talks give research fellows at the Center the opportunity to present the latest work on their current research and receive feedback from faculty, staff, students, and community. Open to the public with limited seating and light lunch provided.

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Tanner Humanities Center Mission

The Tanner Humanities Center advances humanities exploration and engagement through public outreach, academic research and educational enrichment. The activities reflect a vision of the humanities as not only relevant, stimulating, and cutting-edge, but also essential for developing critical thinking, tolerance, and respect on campus and in the community. Learn More About Us

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Last Updated: 1/26/23