An Award-Winning Marine's Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis Is Required Reading

The smartest thing you’ll read today is a series of tweets by Phil Klay.

Live Streaming of Several Human/Ties Events

Several events covering diverse topics—including popular culture, war, sustainable agriculture, and the legacies of slavery—will be streamed live online. Seven panel discussions, each with a superlative lineup of guests, will be broadcast live […]

Film Screenings and Discussions Addressing Struggles for Human Rights in the Past and Present

The first screening comprises short documentaries made by Charlottesville-area students; the second film screened tells the story of the Civil Rights–era Freedom Riders.   The evening of Thursday, September 15, 2016, will begin […]

How Food and Agriculture Build Community and Enrich Culture

The panel includes internationally celebrated chef-turned-food-educator Alice Waters, Virginia farmer-activist Joel Salatin, and food journalists Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva Although agriculture is not usually considered among the humanities, this panel discussion a […]