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The humanities teach us to question the world around us in order to better understand our place within it. In the humanities, we seek to understand the nuances of cultural issues, to interpret human experience, and to appreciate the power of words and ideas. By studying humanities, we broaden our historical, ethical, social and international perspectives while enhancing ourselves intellectually and creatively.

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Season 4, Episode 6 - Native Places Atlas with Greg Smoak

Season 4, Episode 6 - Native Places Atlas with Greg Smoak

In honor of National American Indian Heritage Month, Greg Smoak, director of the American West Center and associate professor of history, discusses the Native Places project. A partnership with the Digital Matters Lab, this project sets out to restore indigenous place names to major landscape features and historical and cultural sites with an interactive map centered on Utah.

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Now, more than ever, we need the humanities.
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Last Updated: 11/22/21