November 15, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: Cosmopolitan Crossings: The Architecture of Begum Samru

Mrinalini Rajagopalan will discuss her work on "Cosmopolitan Crossings: The Architecture of Begum Samru" with respondents Emanuela Grama (CMU's History Department) and Susan Andrade (University of Pittsburgh's English Department). Read More>
November 10, 2016 - 4:00pm

Lecture: Retrofitting the Theory of the Novel

Priya Joshi (Temple University) will host a lecture on Retrofit: "A modification made to a product or structure to incorporate changes and developments introduced since manufacture” (OED). Read More>
November 10, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: The Trial of the Scrub Sire, or How to Use Biopolitics in Environmental History

Gabriel N. Rosenberg will present on his essay "The Trial of the Scrub Sire, or How to Use Biopolitics in Environmental History" with responses by Molly Warsh (Department of History) and John Soluri (CMU). Read More>
November 8, 2016 - 12:30pm

Visiting Fellow: Lorraine Daston

Lorraine Daston studied at Harvard and Cambridge Universities and was awarded her Ph.D. in the History of Science from Harvard University in 1979. She has taught at Harvard, Princeton, Brandeis, Göttingen, and Chicago and since 1995 has been Director at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.  Read More>
November 3, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: The Poetics and Politics of Literary Translation

Didier Coste will be presenting on the essay The Poetics and Politics of Literary Translation.  Read More>
November 3, 2016 - 9:00am to November 4, 2016 - 7:00pm

International Symposium

On November 3rd and November 4th, the Humanities Center will be hosting an International Symposium, with Gamaliel Churate, on the topic of Envisioning the Circulation of Andean Epistemologie in the Age of Globalization.       Read More>
November 2, 2016 - 5:00pm

Lecture: Home or the World? Cosmopolitanism and Native Universalism, with Special Reference to Indian Literature

Didier Coste will lecture on his work "Home or the World? Cosmopolitanism and Native Universalism, with Special Reference to Indian Literature"   Read More>
October 27, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: Waverly Duck

Waverly Duck (Sociology) will present on Submissive Civility as a Citizen Response to Excessive Surveillance in a Urban Black Community.     Read More>
October 26, 2016 - 4:00pm

Lecture: Digital Editions of Music: Reflections on Editorial Transparency and on Performance

This talk addresses the current status of digital sheet music and explores the role that changeable, customizable digital scores may have in the performer’s advocacy of a work by blurring the prescriptive role of music notation. Read More>
October 24, 2016 - 3:30pm

Colloquium: Classics, Philosophy and Ancient Science

Charles Francis Brittain will present on Wicked good (deinos) hermeneutics:  poetry and philosophy in Plato’s Protagoras 339-47 Read More>
October 22, 2016 - 4:00pm

Soldier Song: A New Play

Join us at the Studio Theater for Soldier Song, a new play. Soldier Song is a developmental workshop of an ensemble-based theatre performance, using music, movement and text to tell the dynamic stories of veterans transforming from warrior to civilian. Read More>
October 21, 2016 - 5:00pm

Guest Speaker: Maurice Decaul

Join us at the Studio Theater to hear guest speaker Maurice Decaul.   Read More>
October 19, 2016 - 12:30pm to October 20, 2016 - 8:00pm

Laura Snyder: Humanities Center Visiting Fellow

Laura J. Snyder is a historian, philosopher, and science writer. Oliver Sacks has called her “both a masterly scholar and a powerful storyteller.” Read More>
October 13, 2016 - 7:30pm

Do Disciplines Engage Curiosity Differently?

Join us for a series of 4 discussions about what it means to formulate questions, conduct research, build narratives, discover, and explore. Read More>
October 13, 2016 - 12:30pm

Colloquium: Dartmouth, 1966: Composition and Computation Converge

In the wake of Sputnik and intensified pressure on workers’ literacy skills in the “information age,” the early 1960s saw increased funding for educational initiatives in STEM fields, but also in English composition.  Read More>