UM Humanities Institute Faculty Lecture Series to Begin Feb. 14

February 06, 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana Humanities Institute will kick off its 2018 Faculty Lecture Series with “Wildness and the Anthropocene: Notes from Montana” on Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the Dell Brown Room of Turner Hall.

Philosophy Professor Christopher Preston will present from 4 to 5 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public and includes light refreshments.

The Humanities Institute is dedicated to supporting humanities scholarship across all disciplines, departments and programs at UM and to communicating humanities research on campus and with the public. Led by faculty, the institute brings new and exciting research opportunities to both students and faculty at UM, and it offers public lectures about the projects it supports.

“The Humanities Institute is delighted to begin its 2018 program with a public lecture by Christopher Preston on the relationship between nature, technology and humanity,” said Nathaniel Levtow, Humanities Institute director. “Preston’s research is contemporary and cutting-edge and blends the sciences and humanities in ways that speak to us all.”

To learn more about the Humanities Institute, visit For more information about the lecture series, call Nathaniel Levtow, UM Humanities Institute director, at 406-243-2845 or email


Contact: Nathaniel Levtow, UM Humanities Institute director, 406-243-2845,