Events

February 22, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Reconstructing Revenge: Afterlives of Slavery in the Postbellum United States”

Gregory Laski (United States Air Force Academy, and visiting faculty at CMU, English) With a response from Michele Reid-Vazquez (Africana Studies)   Reading available here.  Poster available here.  Read More>
February 22, 2018 (All day) to February 24, 2018 (All day)

Conference: "Modern Rivers of Eurasia: Potential, Control, Change"

with keynote addresses from Terje Tvedt, "Rivers & History & Rivers of History," and Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted, "Living on the Margins- Burlaki Culture & Identity on the Volga & Don Rivers," as well as participation from Marijeta Bozovic, Sarah Hummel, Ruth Mostern, Abigail Owen, Maya Peterson, Patryk Reid, Jeff Sahadeo, Karl Schlögel, Zhifeng Shen, Roderick Wilson, and Amanda Wooden.   Read More>
February 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Public Humanities Information Session

Come learn about the public humanities and opportunities to pursue them as a Pitt grad student. Jess FitzPatrick and Diego Villada will be on hand to talk about their experience as public humanities fellows in 2017.  Read More>
February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

One-Woman Performance, Karuppi (The Dark Women)

By Ponni Arasu: One-woman Performance, Karuppi (The Dark Women). Read More>
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Lecture: "Exiled Home: Salvadoran Transnational Youth in the Aftermath of Violence"

Susan Bibler Coutin, [UC Irvine, Criminology, Law & Society, and Anthropology] Read More>
February 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human Series

The Global Studies Center is conducting (in cooperation with the Humanities Center) a faculty development seminar focusing on the theme of migration. Read More>
February 15, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “The Place of the Baltic in the Early Modern French Colonial Empire”

Pernille Røge (History) With responses from Niklas Frykman (History) and Allyson Delnore (European Studies Center) Reading available here.  Read More>
February 13, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Lecture: “‘Against a Sharp White Background’: Toward Intersectional Research in Girls’ Media Studies”

General Lecture by Mary Celeste Kearney (Notre Dame) Read More>
February 12, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Workshop: “Looking Elsewhere: Creative Methodologies in Historical Media Research”

Workshop on Intersectional Methodologies by Mary Celeste Kearney (Notre Dame). Read More>
February 8, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “(Un/Re-)Making Monty: A Documentary Intervention into the Star Image of Montgomery Clift”

Robert Clift (Film and Media Studies) With a response from Mark Lynn Anderson (Film and Media Studies) Reading available here.  Poster available here.  Read More>
February 7, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Colloquium: “An Ecology of Sensing: Tracking Embodied Processes for Science, Fun, and Profit”

Mark Paterson (Sociology) With a response from Jesse Stiles (CMU, Music) Reading available here.  Read More>
February 5, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lecture: "Disabled Bodies and Genetic Enhancement: A Phenomenological Critique"

with Tom Sparrow (Slippery Rock University, Philosophy) Read More>
February 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Book Launch for Medieval Romance: The Aesthetics of Possibility

James Knapp (English) and Peggy Knapp (CMU, English) With responses from Daniel Selcer (Duquesne, Philosophy) and Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski (French and Italian) Selections from the book are available here.  A reception will follow the event. Read More>
February 1, 2018 - 5:00pm

Lecture: “Conversion Stories: Turning Communists into Nazis”

Sabine Hake (University of Texas at Austin, German Literature and Culture)   Read More>
February 1, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Studying Working-Class Culture and the History of Social Movements—Challenges and Possibilities”

Sabine Hake (University of Texas at Austin, German Literature and Culture)   Reading available here.  Read More>

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