Catherine Denial, Associate Professor of History at Knox College in Illinois, discusses the meaning of the humanities to her
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Catherine Denial is associate professor of history at Knox College in Illinois. She studies American Indian history with thematic interests in sexuality and gender. Denial’s first book, Custom of the Country, examines marriage in Minnesota before 1850, particularly as a means of understanding gender, sexuality, race and nation building in the region.
Why the Humanities Matter
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