Events

April 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Meet the Author: "The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe"

Meet the author session with Rebekah Sheldon, author of "The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe," as a part of the conference "Playing with Childhood in the Twenty-First Century". 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>
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 5, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Metaphors in Our Lives: ‘I love you for yourself’”

Visiting Fellow: Alexander Nehamas (Princeton University, Philosophy) Reading available here.  Poster available here.  With a response from Rachel McKinney and Jennifer Whiting.    Read More>
April 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

"Award Winning Poets @ Mansions on Fifth"

"Award Winning Poets @ Mansions on Fifth" with reading by Heather Altfeld and Troy Jollimore   Read More>
April 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to April 6, 2018 - 5:30pm

Workshop on Love

Program is available here. Poster is available here. Read More>
April 4, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lecture: "Nietzsche, Intention, Action”

Visiting Fellow: Alexander Nehamas (Princeton University, Philosophy) Read More>
April 3, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Computational Method and the Critique of Race: Racial Difference and the US Novel at Scale, 1880-2000

Richard So (Humanities Center Early Career Residential Fellow) and Hoyt Long (University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations)   Read More>
April 2, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

The Pittsburgh Digital Frankenstein Project: Reassembling Textual Bodies

Presenters: Elisa Beshero-Bondar (Director, Center for the Digital Text and Associate Professor of English, Pitt-Greensburg) Rikk Mulligan (Digital Scholarship Strategist, Carnegie Mellon University) Jon Klancher (Professor of English, Carnegie Mellon University) Read More>
March 30, 2018 (All day) to March 31, 2018 (All day)

Conference: "Race & Empire in Global Music History, 1500-1800"

with a keynote address by Edda Fields-Black and participation from Olivia Bloechl, Rogerio Budasz, Hyun Kyong Chang, Sarah Eyerly, Glenda Goodman, Bonnie Gordon, Lester Hu, Pedro Memelsdorff, Walter Mignolo, Julia Prest, Katherine Schofield, Gabriel Solis, Makoto Harris Takao, Kate van Orden, Molly Warsh, and Emily Wilborne Read More>
March 29, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lecture: "On Orientalist Genealogies: The Split Arab / Jew Figure Revisited"

Ella Shohat (Cultural Studies, New York University)   CL 501 Read More>
March 29, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Nation, Partition, and the Linguistic Imaginary: The Curious Case of Judeo-Arabic”

Ella Shohat (New York University) Read More>
March 29, 2018 (All day) to March 30, 2018 (All day)

International Symposium: John Beverley: "The Urgency of Latin Americanism in Times of Conflicting Globalization"

Flier here. Read More>
March 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Lecture: "Against a Cloistered Virtue: Poems for Peace and Justice in the Age of Trump"

Philip Metres Professor of English, Director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Program John Carroll University    Poster available here. Read More>
March 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lecture: "Hunger Artists: Zen Cooking, Mindful Eating, & Consumer Culture"

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley (Ohio State University, Comparative Studies) Read More>

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