UConn Humanities Institute

Microsoft’s Nancy Baym on Social Media and Human Interactions

Nancy Baym of Microsoft gives talk on “The Relational Affordances of Platforms.” Baym draws on a range of her recent research on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to articulate a model for understanding platforms as the dynamic, unstable entities they are, and to explore their roles in shaping, constraining and opening up new possibilities for relationships.

UCHI Awarded Luce Foundation Grant for “Seeing Truth”

The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI) is proud to be the recipient of a $275,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to support the programming of an exhibition entitled “Seeing Truth: Art, Science, and Making Knowledge (1750-2023).” This exhibition will be presented at the William Benton Museum of Art during the 2023 academic year […]