IRH Closing Panel Discussion: IRRELEVANCE



IRH Closing Panel Discussion
Monday, May 7, 2018: 4:00 PM
Banquet Room, University Club Building (lower level)



Steven Hutchinson, Senior Fellow (Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison)

Kelsey Ihinger, Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (Spanish and Portuguese, UW-Madison)

Su Fang Ng, Solmsen Fellow (Clifford A. Cutchins III Associate Professor of English, Virginia Tech)

Tomislav Longinović, Senior Fellow (German, Nordic, and Slavic and Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, UW-Madison) Michael G. Titelbaum, Resident Fellow (Philosophy, UW-Madison)


What is irrelevance? What sort of research is irrelevant, in the humanities? Is all scholarship relevant in the humanities? Have you done research or teaching that you consider to be irrelevant? Have others?