Events

January 16, 2018 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: "Spatial Visions vs. Experience on the Ground: Challenges in Explaining the Geographies of the Holocaust"

Anne Knowles (University of Maine, History) Read More>
January 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lecture: "Telling Spatial Stories of the Holocaust"

Anne Knowles (University of Maine, History) Read More>
January 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "How Can the Stateless Be Free? The Concept of Liberty in a World of Porous Borders"

John Christman (Penn State University, Philosophy and Humanities Institute)   Abstract available here. Read More>
January 25, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Seminar: "Biopolitics, Mobility, and the Politics of Migrant Dispersal"

Martina Tazzioli, [Swansea University, Geography] Read More>
February 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Workshop: “Looking Elsewhere: Creative Methodologies in Historical Media Research”

Workshop on Intersectional Methodologies by Mary Celeste Kearney (Notre Dame). Read More>
February 13, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Lecture: “‘Against a Sharp White Background’: Toward Intersectional Research in Girls’ Media Studies”

General Lecture by Mary Celeste Kearney (Notre Dame) Read More>
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Seminar: "Exiled Home: Salvadoran Transnational Youth in the Aftermath of Violence"

Susan Bibler Coutin, [UC Irvine, Criminology, Law & Society, and Anthropology] Read More>
February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

One-Woman Performance, Karuppi (The Dark Women)

By Ponni Arasu: One-woman Performance, Karuppi (The Dark Women). Read More>
February 23, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm

Lecture: “Retroactive Crossing-Out: Transgender Comportment in Public Schools”

General Lecture by Gayle Salamon (Princeton). Read More>
March 15, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Book release: "Set the World on Fire"

Book release: Keisha Blain (History), Set the World on Fire With responses by Lisa Tetrault (CMU) and Robert Trent Vinson (William and Mary) Read More>
March 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Seminar: "Whose Golden Door? The Global Challenge of Migration"

Michael White, [Brown University, Robert E. Turner Distinguished Professor of Populations Studies and Sociology] Read More>
March 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: On Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American Justice and Japanese War Crimes (2016)

Lisa Yoneyama (University of Toronto, East Asian Studies and Women and Gender Studies) Learn more about Lisa here. Attendees who would like to have a copy of the book to read ahead of the colloquium should email rej16@pitt.edu. Read More>
April 6, 2018 - 9:00am to April 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

Conference: "Playing with Childhood in the Twenty-First Century"

Keynote Speakers: C.J. Pascoe (University of Oregon), Lauren Silver (Rutgers University), and Rebekah Sheldon (Indiana University)   Read More>
April 6, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Lecture: “Taking Young People Seriously: Inequalities in Contemporary Childhoods”

General Lecture by C.J. Pascoe (University of Oregon). Read More>
December 30, 2018 - 3:45pm

General Events in the Humanities

3rd Annual Stern Lecture   Balkan Film Festival   Screening of Khoon Diy Baarav​   Containment ​ Rodrigo Toscano: Poetry Reading   Warhol Sound Series    GSWS: The Secret Life of Pets   Why is Sexual Different Relevant for Philosophy?   Public Reading and Interview: "John Edgar Wideman in Conversation"   Special Collections   ¿Se Puede Cultivar la Curiosidad?   The Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht ​ Visiting Fellow: Aamir Mufti   “The Labors in Landscape, or the False Protagonism of Globalization”   Daniel Beaty LIVE!   Ann Pellegrini   Lecture: "Death and Literature: Time, Sickness, and Writing"    Jodi Magness   European Media Arts Festival   European Media Arts Festival   "Mosaics" Graduate and Faculty Seminar   "Environmental Data Collection and Citizen Science after Chernobyl and Fukushima"   "Raising Their Voices: Children's Resistance through Diary Writing and Song"   Read More>