September 28, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Making Out, Queerly: Kissing, Reading, Sex with Ideas (A Theoretical Memoir)"

Visiting Fellow: Kathryn Bond Stockton  With responses from Todd Reeser (French & Italian) and Julie Beaulieu (Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies) Poster   Read More>
September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lecture: "Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Technology's Challenges to the Self as Agent"

Adina L. Roskies (Dartmouth College, Philosophy) Read More>
September 25, 2017 - 8:30am to 3:00pm

Symposium: "Neuroethics of Implantable Brain Stimulation Devices"

Keynote Lecture: "Implanted Brain Stimulation Devices: Ethical, Legal, and Practical Issues" (12-1 PM) Hank Greely (Stanford University, Center for Law & the Biosciences)    Read More>
September 21, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Colloquium: "Political Dissent in Practice: Practical Insights from Social Theory"

Dietrich School Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow: Rachel McKinney  With responses from Michael Goodhart (Political Science) and Scott Kiesling (Linguistics) Precirculated reading available here. Read More>
September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Lecture by Denis Provencher (University of Arizona): “Sexuality and Islam in France”

Denis Provencher (University of Arizona) will present his lecture twice in the Humanities Center on September 13, 2017: once from 12:00 - 1:00 PM and again from 1:30 - 3:00 PM.    Read More>
September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Medical Humanities Lecture with Jay Aronson (Carnegie Mellon University)

Join the University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics & Heath Law" for this public "Medical Humanities Monday" lecture with Jay Aronson (Carnegie Mellon University)    Read More>
May 23, 2017 - 9:00am to May 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

International Symposium: "Islamic Cultures of Documentation: Archives, Paperwork and State Power in Eurasia"

This two day International Symposium, organized by James Pickett and Paolo Sartori, will take place in the Humanities Center on May 23rd and 24th, 2017.    Read More>
May 22, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Lecture by Lynn Arner (Brock University): “Who Teaches English Doctoral Students?: Pedigree and the Professoriate”

Lynn Arner (Associate Professor of English at Brock University) will discuss David Colander's article “Where Do PhDs in English Get Jobs?: An Economist’s View of the English PhD Market” during this public lecture, organized by Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow with an assignment in Film & Media Studies, Diana Anselmo-Sequiera.    Read More>
May 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

John Durham Peters Lecture: “Projection and Protection: On the Deep Optical and Ballistical Intersections of Screens”

This public lecture by John Durham Peters is part of the Humanities Center Spring Faculty Seminar "Atmospheres and Inscriptions".    Read More>
April 20, 2017 (All day) to April 22, 2017 (All day)

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Religious Studies & the Department of Africana Studies Present the Symposium: DIVERSE SPIRITUALITIES

The 3 LECTURES listed are part of the Diverse Spiritualities Symposium. These lectures are open to the public and all welcome!    Read More>
April 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Robert Pippin Lecture: The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo and the Anxieties of Unknowingness

Robert B. Pippin, Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, the Department of Philosophy, and the College at the University of Chicago, will discuss Alfred Hitchcock during this Humanities Center Lecture.   Read More>
April 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

John Durham Peters Reading Group

This reading group is in anticipation of the Spring Faculty Seminar, led by John Durham Peters. Read More>
April 11, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Lecture: "Between Haiti and Europe: A Literature of Migration"

Haitian poet and novelist, Louis-Philippe Dalembert will discuss select passages from his novels during this Humanities Center Colloquium.    Read More>
April 6, 2017 - 11:00pm to April 7, 2017 - 6:00pm

Faculty Colloquium: Masculinity and Affect

This hands-on colloquium will feature a discussion-based session on precirculated readings, methodological papers, and case studies.   Read More>
April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm

Aaron Cowan Lecture: "History Happened Here: Heritage Tourism and Modernist Renewal in Postwar Pittsburgh"

Dr. Aaron Cowan (Associate Professor of History and Coordinator, Stone House Center for Public Humanities) will give a public lecture on postwar Pittsburgh.  Read More>