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About WIHR

What We Do

The mission of the Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) is to promote, support, and showcase humanities scholarship across our university and our state. Learn more about the benefits of the humanities, and please see the menu of Archives of Past Work to the left.


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On the UW Give Online page, choose "Other Fund"
and enter "Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research."

Pending a more comprehensive tribute to his contributions, we thank Founding Director Eric Sandeen for his dedication to the Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research and to the ideals of study in the humanities.



What We Are Doing

WIHR presents speakers and supports programs in the humanities.

See our Events page for our Spring 2017 roster.

Culminating Talk by Scott Henkel:

Henkel Poster

Interview with Sam Western
On WIHR YouTube Channel

Currently Funded Initiatives

WIHR offers funding for humanities projects.  See the program explanations at Funding Opportunities.

Who We Are

Executive Committee: Frieda Knobloch, Gregg Cawley, Antoinette DeNapoli, Isa Helfgott, Nicole Crawford
Chair of External Board: Caroline McCracken-Flesher

WIHR enjoys the participation of about 20 adjunct faculty.

Director: Eric Sandeen
Sandeen Photo



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