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Alumni Argonne National Laboratory Art History Arts Awards Center in Delhi Chris Kennedy will present the keynote address on October 20 at the 2018 Humanities Day on the UChicago campus. He is the William H. Colvin Professor of Linguistics and Chair in the Department of Linguistics. In his keynote presentation Cinema and Media Studies Civic Knowledge Project Classics Comparative Literature Court Theater Creative Writing Development Divinity School EALC East Asian Languages and Civilizations Emeritus Faculty English English Language and Literature Exhibitions Faculty Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Germanic Studies Graduate Student Affairs graduate students Honors humanities Humanities Day Joint Speaker Event Kennedy discusses how meanings and context in language and the sincerity and trust it engenders can influence truth. Kennedy explores the meaning of truth and the role it plays in thought and communications. He also examines why people should care about truth. In this edited question and answer lectures Logan Center Master of Arts Program in the Humanities Master of Fine Arts Masters Program in the Humanities media Music Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Neubauer Collegium New Professorships Oriental Institute Philosophy Publications Romance Languages and Literatures Slavic Languages and Literatures Smart Museum of Art South Asian Languages and Civilizations Special Collections Research Center Spring Lecture Series Staff Steve Stevanovich Students video Visual Arts