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Jones book highlights forgotten history of March on Washington

August 27, 2013

August 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, which drew nearly 250,000 to the nation's capital.

New book examines young people’s overlooked views on politics

May 7, 2013

They’re too young to vote but not too young to care. That’s part of the message in “Teenage Citizens: The Political Theories of the Young,” a new book by Constance Flanagan.

Author Galeano coming to UW for Havens Center honor

May 1, 2013

Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano will receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison A. E. Havens Center's Award for Lifetime Contribution to Critical Scholarship on May 9 during a rare trip to the United States.

After death, novelist’s longtime dream comes true

April 11, 2013

Bridget Zinn always wanted to be a published novelist. Her dream is finally coming true — nearly two years after the UW–Madison alum died of colon cancer.

Award helps turn first manuscripts into first-rate books

November 30, 2012

A scholar of "medieval media studies" and a historian of modern Europe have each won a 2012-13 First Book Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for the Humanities.