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Why does an 11th-century Persian poet have a Louisville street named after him?

Why does an 11th-century Persian poet have a Louisville street named after him?

Comparative Humanities Prof. Maryam Moazzen and History's Prof. Brad Bowman provide some insight into this unusual namesake during an interview with Louisville Public Media.

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Mapping the Humanities

Mapping the Humanities

The CCHS is foregrounding humanities research through the Faculty Fellows program, as well as fostering interdisciplinary conversations on campus and actively engaging faculty with the community. The 2016-17 fellows are working on research as diverse as the nature of emotion, the ethics of interpretation, and issues in bioethics, civil rights history, and the politics of mixed-race identity.

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