October 22, 2015 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: "Minding the Body in Antebellum US Literature"

Matthew Rebhorn (Ph.D.), James Madison University, hosts a colloquium around his forthcoming book, "Minding the Body: The Animate Body in Antebellum American Literature". Read More>
October 21, 2015 - 3:30pm

Adoption and Narratives of the Human

Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies Center for the Humanities, Department of English Present: Adoption and Narratives of the Human.   Read More>
October 19, 2015 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "From Jewish to Black: The Strange Career of the Word Ghetto"

Daniel Schwartz (The George Washington University) will hold a lecture focused around the term ghetto as it relates to Jewish culture and history.  Read More>
October 15, 2015 - 3:00pm

Colloquium: Kashia Pieprzak

Kashia Pieprzak presents, “Spaces of Migration and Aesthetics of Immobility: Bidonvilles in the Francophone Mediterranean Imagination”. Read More>
October 15, 2015 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: Olga Kuchinskaya

The Humanities Center welcomes Olga Kuchinskaya (Ph.D.), Assistant Professor in the Communication Department at the University of Pittsburgh, as a Pitt Faculty Fellow in the Center. She will present her Colloquium, "Connecting the Dots: Making Air Pollution Visible in Pittsburgh" at the Center.  Read More>
October 3, 2015 - 10:00am to October 4, 2015 - 1:15pm

The Geography of Philosophy: Knowledge, Person, Wisdom

Two workshops will be held centered around "The Geography of Philosophy: Knowledge, Person, Wisdom" on October 3-4, in the Humanities Center. Read More>
October 1, 2015 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: Harris Feinsod

Harris Feinsod (Northwestern), Humanities Center Early Career Fellow, will host a colloquium - "The Poetry of the Americas from Good Neighbors to Countercultures". Read More>
September 24, 2015 (All day)

Leonard Cassuto: Colloquium & Book Event

Leonard Cassuto joins the University of Pittsburgh's Humanities Center for a colloquium and book event.  Read More>
September 22, 2015 - 4:00pm

Year of the Humanities Kick-Off Event: Theresa Brown Reading

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 4 pm in the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom, Theresa Brown will officially kick off the Year of the Humanities in the University at Pitt by reading from her new book The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives. Read More>
September 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Lecture: Harris Feinsod

Harris Feinsod, Humanities Center 2015-2016 Early Career Residential Fellow, presents a lecture on "Cold War Poetry in the Ruins of Inter-Americanism". Read More>
August 31, 2015 (All day)

2015-2016 Fall Term

The following events are a glimpse of some of the lectures, colloquiums, and workshops that will take place this Fall.  Read More>
April 30, 2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Lecture: Michael Wood, "The Innocent Imagination"

The Humanities Center welcomes Michael Wood, Professor Emeritus and former endowed Chair of English at Princeton University for a lecture: "The Innocent Imagination" Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:00-6:00 p.m. Read More>