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Fellows

Fellows

2016-17 Public Fellows

This year six Public Humanities Fellows join us from English, Art History, Political Science, Curriculum and Instruction, and Geography, and will work at cultural and non-profit institutions throughout Madison.
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2015-16 Public Fellows

In 2015-16 Public Humanities Fellows oversaw the creation of an online music collection for Seattle Public Library, conceptualized and curated an exhibit at Taliesin Preservation, proposed a new literary-theatrical speaker series for Madison, helped over 1000 Wisconsin high school students connect with a 16th century Chinese novel, created an alumnus program for a local community center, and contributed to a statewide "Shop Talk" project with the Wisconsin Humanities Council.
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2014-15 Public Fellows

The second class of six Public Humanities Fellows developed a statewide project on "Working Lives" in Wisconsin; helped hundreds of Wisconsin high school students interpret Rousseau's Confessions; produced original content for Wisconsin Public Television; created an oral history project collecting the stories of organic farmers; documented "A Day in the Life" of students, parents, and teachers in Madison; and worked to better connect humanities faculty to the UW Foundation.
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2013-14 Public Fellows

The inaugural cohort of Public Humanities Fellows worked with high school teachers throughout Wisconsin to promote close reading of world literature, produced programming for national public radio, facilitated place-based storytelling for children through social media, and helped develop a free, online library of Madison music.
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