Antoinette Burton

In this post on the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation blog, Antoinette Burton, a professor of history and of gender and women’s studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and principal investigator of Humanities Without Walls, talks about the program’s origins, how the arts inspire social change, and why the Midwest is a microcosm of complex global issues.

The U-M Institute for the Humanities is one of the fifteen humanities institutes in the Midwest that compose the Mellon-funded Humanities Without Walls consortium. Read the interview.