Events

October 18, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Horror, Philosophy, and Night of the Living Dead”

Visiting Fellow: Noël Carroll (CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy) with responses from Adam Lowenstein (Film Studies) and Adam Hart (Film Studies) Reading available here.  Read More>
October 17, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lecture: “Forget About Taste”

Visiting Fellow: Noël Carroll (CUNY Graduate Center, Philosophy) 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>
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 8, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Medical Humanities Lecture: “The Power of Narratives: How the Medical Humanities Impacts Patient Care"

Andrew Thurston, MD (Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; Co-director of the Area of Concentration in Humanities, Ethics, and Palliative Care, School of Medicine Medical Director) 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 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 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 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>
September 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Veteran Filmmaker Kazuo Hara honored in University of Pittsburgh’s inaugural best Japanese Documentary Award

Veteran Filmmaker Kazuo Hara honored in University of Pittsburgh’s inaugural best Japanese Documentary Award. 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) Event Poster 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 24, 2018 - 1:00pm

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 20, 2018 - 1:30pm

Lecture: "From the Body of Ruin to the Ruin of Body: Reading Materiality in Documentaries of the Iranian New Wave Cinema of the 60s and 70s"

Farbod Honarpisheh (Dietrich School Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Film and Media Studies) Read More>
September 20, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am

Colloquium: “The Indeterminacy of Originality”

Marc Perlman (Brown University, Music), with responses from Elizabeth Rodriguez Fielder (English) and John Lyon (German) Event Poster Reading is available here.  Read More>

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