Title

University of Iowa Professor Teresa Mangum discusses the meaning of the humanities

Interviewer & Interviewee

Teresa Mangum, University of Iowa

Project

Humanities at Iowa

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Document Type

Oral History

Duration

00:09:32

Publication Date

1-30-2012

Location

University of Iowa

Description

Teresa Mangum is a professor in the Department of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies and Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Iowa. Her work focuses on Victorian women’s literature, animal studies, and age studies. She is co-editor of the University of Iowa Press book series, “Humanities and Public Life,” and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Humanities Alliance. In this oral history, Teresa Mangum shares a fascinating story about her personal interest in biography and museums, and then weaves this into a larger story about the University of Iowa and the Dickens Universe.

Keywords

Why the Humanities Matter

Comments

Humanities at Iowa

Rights

Copyright © 2012 The University of Iowa

 

URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/historycorps/28