Daniel Herwitz

Daniel Herwitz

Mary Fair Croushore Professor and Director, Institute for the Humanities
Professor, Philosophy
Professor, History of Art
Professor, Comparative Literature

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Contact Information:
Major Projects:
  • "Crossing the Diag: Humanities in Dialogue." Institute for the Humanities program series began in 2004 and focused in large part on HIV/AIDS, human rights and poverty in Africa. A number of South African scholars have participated in Diag conferences, most recently Martin Hall, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cape Town for the 2007 conference “The Poorest of the Poor" (co-sponsored with CICS).
  • Consultancies for the humanities at South African universities, most recently at the University of Cape Town in fall 2006, working with the Dean of Humanities to review educational prospects.
  • Essays on South African terms of transition and issues in public health, as well as short stories about SA ("Homecoming" forthcoming in the Michigan Quarterly Review, summer 2007).
  • Centre for Knowledge and Innovation at the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa - Founding Director (1996-2002).
  • Race and Reconciliation (Minnesota 2003).
Country:
  • South Africa
Schools:
  • History of Art
  • Institute for the Humanities
  • Philosophy
  • Comparative Literature