Events

April 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to May 3, 2019 - 5:00pm

Spring Faculty Seminar: "Creativities: Unpacking the Varieties of a Key Normative Ideal"

Led by Eitan Wilf (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Anthropology; pictured above), with collaboration from Susan Cohen (Pitt, Business), Aaron Johnson (Pitt, Music), Alison Langmead (Pitt, History of Art and Architecture and SCI), Michael Madison (Pitt, Law), and Christian Schunn (Pitt, Psychology) Read More>
April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "Canal Latinx: Queer Flows of Racial Reckoning in the Arterial Zones"

with Roy Perez (Williamette University, English and American Ethnic Studies) Read More>
April 9, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Thoroughly an Asian Man”: AIDS and Trans/Racial Repair in Maria Irene Fornes’s Enter THE NIGHT

with Roy Perez (Williamette University, English and American Ethnic Studies) and responses from Imani Owens (English) & Julian Gill-Peterson (English) Read More>
April 4, 2019 - 4:00pm

Practicing Ambivalence: Taiko, White Women, and Asian American Performance

Angela Ahlgren (Bowling Green State University)  Read More>
April 4, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Liquid Sky: Representations of the Pre-Gravitational Sky"

with visiting fellow Maria Loh (Hunter College, Art History) and responses from Chris Nygren (HAA) & Dan Selcer (Duquesne, Philosophy) Read More>
April 3, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lecture: “Titian’s Touch”

with visiting fellow Maria Loh (Hunter College, Art History) Read More>
April 2, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lecture: "Glass Half Empty: Architecture and the European Imagination"

with Caspar Pearson (University of Essex, School of Philosophy and Art History) Read More>
April 2, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

The Middle East in Transition: Insights and Policy Options from the Ancient World

A discussion with Andrew Gilmour, a decorated 32-year veteran of the CIA. Read More>
April 1, 2019 - 5:00pm

Medical Humanities Lecture: "Queer Affect in Crip Landscapes: Disability, Desire, Devastation"

with Robert McRuer (George Washington University, English) Read More>
April 1, 2019 - 4:00pm

Panel: Horror and Art: From Early Modern to George A. Romero

with Adam Hart (Film Studies), Maria Loh (Hunter College, Art History), and Adam Lowenstein (Film Studies) Read More>
March 29, 2019 - 1:00pm

Medical Humanities Lecture: "Spirituality, Medicine, and Quality of Life"

with Joel Tsevat (University of Texas-Austin, Internal Medicine and Population Health) Read More>
March 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Lecture: "Heavenly Hermaphrodites: Adam, Eve, and the Creation of Sex"

Leah DeVun (Rutgers University, History) Read More>
March 28, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Rezoning the Alternative: Art and Politics in New York at the Dawn of the Reagan Era"

with Steve Lyons (FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellow in Art History) and responses from Terry Smith (HAA) & Dan Kubis (English) Read More>
March 26, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "What Matters? Talking Value in Culture"

with Robert Phiddian (Flinders University, English) and responses from David Shumway (English, CMU) & Alys Moody (English, Macquarie University (Humanities Center Early Career Fellow)) Read More>
March 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "Satire and the Public Emotions"

with Robert Phiddian (Flinders University, English) Read More>

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