Events

September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lecture: "The Art of Hunger"

Alys Moody (Macquarie University, Humanities Center Early Career Residential Fellow) Read More>
September 10, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Medical Humanities Lecture: "Approaching Death: Philosophical and Cinematic Perspectives"

Lucy Fischer, PhD Author of Cinema by Design: Art Nouveau, Modernism, and Film History and Mark Wicclair, PhD Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Read More>
September 12, 2018 - 4:30pm

Environmental Humanities Colloquium: "American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700”

Molly Warsh (History), with a response from Richard Pell (CMU, Art) Read More>
September 13, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “From ‘Cuban Evening’ to Cuba Libre: Poetry and the Performance of Translation in the work of Eusebia Cosme, Nicolás Guillén, and Langston Hughes

Imani Owens (English) with a response from Michele Reid-Vasquez (Africana Studies) Read More>
September 20, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Colloquium: “The Indeterminacy of Originality”

Marc Perlman (Brown University, Music), with responses from Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder (English) and John Lyon (German) Read More>
September 24, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Medical Humanities Lecture: “Getting to the Soul of the Matter: Engaging Patients in Discussion of Their Religious/Spiritual Beliefs During Medical Encounters”

Tara Cook, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics Division of General Internal Medicine and Krissy Moehling, PhD, MPH Senior Research Project Coordinator, PittVax Department of Family Medicine Read More>
September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm

Panel Discussion: “Environmental Institutions: Representing Nature in the Anthropocene”

With Reid Frazier (Energy Reporter, The Allegheny Front and StateImpact Pennsylvania), Nicole Heller (Curator of the Anthropocene, Carnegie Museum of Natural History) and Heather Houser (Associate Professor of English, University of Texas-Austin). Hosted by Dan Kubis (Associate Director, University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center). Co-sponsored by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Read More>
September 27, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Environmental Aftermaths from the Air”

Heather Houser (University of Texas-Austin, English), with responses from Zach Horton (English) and Emily Wanderer (Anthropology) Read More>
October 4, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “The Great Immensity and Climate Activism’s Failed Arousals”

Jason Fitzgerald (Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities), with responses from Michelle Granshaw (Theatre Arts) and Noah Theriault (CMU, History) Read More>
October 5, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

"A Presentation of the Montréal Monstrum Society on George A. Romero’s Career"

Part of The Legacies of George A. Romero: Genre, Politics, and Independent Film series   Read More>
October 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

Peggy Ahwesh presents George A. Romero’s film "Season of the Witch"

Part of The Legacies of George A. Romero: Genre, Politics, and Independent Film series Read More>
October 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Symposium on the Cinema of George A. Romero

Part of The Legacies of George A. Romero: Genre, Politics, and Independent Film series With Peggy Ahwesh (Bard College; filmmaker), Tom Gunning (University of Chicago), Adam Hart (University of Pittsburgh), Joan Hawkins (Indiana University), Adam Lowenstein (University of Pittsburgh), Isabel Pinedo (Hunter College, City University of New York), and Adam Simon (filmmaker) Read More>
October 8, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Medical Humanities Lecture: “Until We Are Tested: Lessons Learned from Exploring the History of Women in Medicine through Literary Narrative”

Ami McKay Journalist, playwright, and novelist   Read More>
October 10, 2018 - 4:30pm

Environmental Humanities Colloquium: “The Geography of German Prisoner of War Camps in the Soviet Union: Industry, Infrastructure, and the Environment”

Susan Grunewald (CMU, Doctoral Student in History), with a response from John Walsh (French and Italian) Read More>
October 11, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Compulsory Sterilization in the Perkins School for the Blind during the Progressive Era”

Mary Zaborskis (Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities), with responses from Mark Paterson (Sociology) and Julian Gill Peterson (English) Read More>

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