March 21, 2016 - 12:00pm to March 25, 2016 - 5:00pm

Stephen Ramsay Event Series

Humanities Center Visiting Fellow: Stephen Ramsay (University of Nebraska - Lincoln) hosts a series of events.  Read More>
March 17, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium:“Sonic Cultures in the Transition to Sound in North Indian Cinema”

Speaker: Neepa Majumdar, University of Pittsburgh, Humanities Center Pitt Faculty Fellow. Read More>
March 16, 2016 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "The Very Word Mechanism"

Domenico Bertoloni Meli is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine at Indiana University.  Read More>
February 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to March 1, 2016 - 8:00pm

Kale Fajardo Event Series

Kale Fajard (University of Minnesota) will host a lecture and colloquium series.  Read More>
February 19, 2016 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "Frankenstein's Skeleton"

Wendell Piez is an independent consultant specializing in electronic publishing technologies, including XML and XSLT, whose PhD in English (Rutgers 1991) focused on Romantic and Victorian literature.  Read More>
February 19, 2016 - 4:00pm

Cineshape Workshop

CINESHAPE is an innovative collaborative project between composer Amy Williams and video artist Aaron Henderson.  Read More>
February 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to February 19, 2016 - 2:30pm

Gerard Passanante Event Series

Gerard Passannante will host a lecture, "Leonardo's Disasters" and seminar "The Earthquake and the Microscope" while visiting the University.  Read More>
February 11, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: "Warburgian Maxims for Visual Rhetoric"

Aby Warburg (1866-1929) was a foundational voice in modern art history and art theory.  Recent archival research reveals that he was also a significant rhetorical theorist.  What are the implications of this discovery for visual rhetoric?  This essay argues that we can now suture Warburg’s great unfinished masterwork, the Bilderatlas Mnemosyne, into the history of rhetorical thought.  Read More>
February 10, 2016 - 2:00pm

Lime Kiln Field Day: A Silent Film with Donald Sosin on Piano

The presentation of Lime Kiln Field Day at the University of Pittsburgh (Oakland) is part of a series of screenings originally held at Pitt's Bradford Campus.  Read More>
February 9, 2016 - 5:00pm

Lecture: #FergusonSyllabus

#FergusonSyllabus: Social Media Bring the Humanities into Public Debate Read More>
February 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

Race, Poetics, Empire Keynote Lecture: Brent Hayes Edwards

This featured event of the year is a visit from Brent Hayes Edwards, professor of African American and African diasporic literatures at Columbia University. Read More>
February 4, 2016 - 12:30pm to February 5, 2016 - 5:00pm

Humanities Center Visiting Fellow Event Series: Susan Wells

The Humanities Center welcomes Susan Wells (Temple University) as a Visiting Fellow for a series of events.  Read More>
February 1, 2016 - 5:00pm

Lecture: "In Praise of Idleness? The Work of the Humanities"

Helen Small's most recent book is The Value of the Humanities (2013, Oxford University Press), which provides a critical account of the principal arguments used to defend the value of the humanities. Read More>
January 29, 2016 - 3:00pm

Communication Department Lecture: "Recovering the Rhetoric of Mathematics"

This event is part of the Agora Speaker Series in the Communication Department.    Read More>
January 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

Lecture: "At the Feet of Rhetorica"

The University of Pittsburgh Chapter for the Rhetoric Society of America presents a lecture with Debra Hawhee (Pennsylvania State University). Read More>