The South Florida Façade

“What is this place?” Anna Andrzejewski asked herself. Surrounded by palm trees, bright colors, sprawling suburbia, and the occasional alligator, she couldn’t make sense of the strange cultural landscape of South Florida when she visited nearly 20 years ago.

A Sense of Place

The Odyssey Project is a unique program at UW–Madison that invites adult students with economic barriers to higher education to take humanities courses on campus.

Nuclear Fallout in Virtual Reality

On March 9 and 10, 2023, the Graduate Associate Organizing Committee at the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE) was proud to organize a two-day screening of the virtual reality documentary On the Morning You Wake (To the End of the World), an event cosponsored by CHE and the Associated Students of Madison and open to both current UW–Madison students and faculty as well as members of the greater Madison community.

Director’s Cut

I am writing to introduce myself as the new director of CHE. It is a very great privilege to take over responsibility for an organization that plays such a vibrant role in the life of …