Humanities Departments

Consult the following links for information about the Humanities departments and major/minor programs at IWU.

Hispanic Studies 
Japanese Studies 

Affiliated Academic Units

Art History (SOA)
Music History (SOM)

Humanities Program Steering Committee

Amy Coles History
Joanne Diaz English 
Carolyn Nadeau Hispanic Studies
Kristine Nielsen Art History

Adjunct Instructor in the Humanities


Meagan K. Smith

Meagan Smith is finishing her Ph.D. in Comparative and World Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on representations of border walls in 20th and 21st century science fiction literature and film from Russia, the US, Mexico and Cuba. She has received a Master of Arts degree in Literature from American University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Cincinnati.