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Fall 2010


SEPTEMBER

Monday, September 13 7 pm  Stanford Distinguished Professor Anna Deavere Smith, New York University Tisch School of the Arts (Performance Studies), The Changing Landscape of Doctor-Patient Relationships, Gusman Concert Hall

Wednesday, September 15 8 pm  Ashli White,Encountering Revolution: Haiti and the Making of the Early Republic, Books and Books, Coral Gables 

Thursday, September 16 5:30 pm  Elvira Vilches, North Carolina State University (Spanish), The New Economy after the Indies: Monetary Analysis and Fiction in Sixteenth-Century Castile, MLL Conference Room

Monday, September 20 5 pm  Nieves Baranda, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Spanish Literature), "Non-Religious Female Autobiography in Early Modern Spain: A Non-existent Genre?" MLL Conference Room

Thursday, September 23 4:30 pm  New Humanities Faculty Reception, CAS Gallery

Wednesday, September 29 6 pm  Hermann Beck
The Fateful Alliance - German Conservatives and Nazis in 1933: 
The Machtergreifung in a New Light
, Books and Books, Coral Gables

OCTOBER

Friday, October 1 1:30 pm  2009-2010 Humanities Fellows Symposium, Executive Boardroom, School of Nursing and Health Studies

Wednesday, October 20 8 pm  Pamela Hammons, Gender, Sexuality, and Material Objects in English Renaissance Verse, Books and Books, Coral Gables 

Monday-Friday, October 25-29  Stanford Distinguished Professor Chris Abani, University of California-Riverside (Creative Writing)

Monday, October 25 4:30 pmComing to America, The Remix, CAS Gallery

Tuesday, October 26  10 am: Creative Writing Workshop
              427 ASHE 
Wednesday, October 27 7 pmEthics and Narrative: the 
Human, Self, and Other
, CAS Gallery

Thursday, October 28  3:30 pmPainting a Body of Loss

and Love or Approximating the Answer to the Question: Why 
Do You Write?, Stanford Residential College Master's 
             Apartment
 (venue changed from 427 ASHE)

Friday, October 29 4:30 pm: Resisting the Anomie: Exile and the Romantic, CAS Gallery

NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 3 8 pm:  Michael Bernath, Confederate Minds: The Struggle for Intellectual Independence in the Civil War South, Books and Books, Coral Gables

Thursday, November 4 4:30 pm: S. Hollis Clayson, Northwestern University (Art History), "Art and Illumination Discourse: Parisian Visual Culture in the Era of Thomas Edison," (Art History, MLL), CAS Gallery

Thursday, November 18 1:30 pm: Digital Humanities Workshop: Keynote, PowerPoint, ARTstor (Richter Library), Richter Library Faculty Exploratory - Discover useful techniques to incorporate visual resources and multi-media resources in presentations and teaching. 

Saturday-Sunday, November 20-21: The Third Annual Mind and Ethics Workshop (Philosophy), Keynote: John Doris (Washington)

Monday, November 22 4:15 pm: Hermann Beck, "The Reaction of German Society to Anti-Semitism During the Nazi Seizure of Power,"
(Judaic Studies, History, Center for the Humanities), Miller Center Auditorium

DECEMBER

Wednesday, December 1 8 pm:  Michael Slote, Moral Setimentalism, Books and Books, Coral Gables

Friday, December 3 1:30 pm : Digital Humanities Workshop: Keynote, PowerPoint, ARTstor (Richter Library), Richter Library Faculty Exploratory - Discover useful techniques to incorporate visual resources and multi-media resources in presentations and teaching.


Spring 2011


JANUARY

Wednesday January 26  4:30 pm UM Faculty Panel, “Haiti: One Year After the Earthquake” Ariel Armony (CLAS), Sanjeev Chaterjee (Communications), Louis Herns Marcelin (Anthropology), MarieGuerda Nicolas (Education), Kate Ramsey (History), CAS Gallery

FEBRUARY

Thursday, February 10  7 pm  Stanford Distinguished Professor Martha C. Nussbaum, University of Chicago Law School, "Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities," Storer Auditorium

Wednesday, February 16  7 pm Robert Appelbaum, Lancaster University/Uppsala University (English), "Restaurants for the Rest of Us," CAS Gallery

Wednesday, February 23  4:30 pm Victor Bailey, The University of Kansas (History), Policing and the Social Order in Jack-the-Ripper's London, Richter Library

Friday, February 25  9:30 am  Classics Symposium "Humanities through Classics: What Does the Future Hold?" Shadi Bartsch (Chicago),
Michael Halleran (William & Mary), Gregory Nagy (Harvard), Patrice Rankine (Purdue), CAS Gallery

MARCH

Thursday, March 3  2 pm:  William Germano, The Cooper Union (English Literature), Publishing Workshop: "The Professional Scholarly Writer," (The Graduate School, English, History, MLL, Philosophy), CAS Gallery

Friday, March 4:  Sandra Paquet Retirement Symposium "The Present Future of Caribbean Literary and Cultural Studies," (Atlantic Studies Research Group, CLAS, English, Hemispheric Studies Research Group) Keynote speaker: George Lamming; Michael Bucknor (The University of the West Indies-Jamaica), Donette Francis (Binghamton University), Rhonda Frederick (Boston College), Glyne Griffith (SUNY Albany), Paula Morgan (The University of the West Indies-Trinidad), Supriya Nair (Tulane University), Kezia Page (Colgate), CAS Gallery

Monday, March 21st  3:30 p.m.: Kenneth M. Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (English/Digital Humanities), New Directions in Digital Humanities, (Richter Library) Richter Library Conference Room, Richter Library

Thursday, March 24th  4:30 pm:  Peter Lake, Vanderbilt University (History), The Political Origins of the History Play in Elizabethan England (Early Modern Studies Research Group, History, English), 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

APRIL

Friday – Saturday, April 1 - April 2 "Imagining Culture(s), Rethinking Disciplines" A Conference on Anthropology and the Humanities (Anthropology) Keynote: Dipesh Chakrabarty (University of Chicago). Featured Speakers: Erna Brodber (University of the West Indies), Shail Mayaram (Center for the Study of Developing Societies), Achille Mbembe (University of Witwatersrand), Mabel Moraña (Washington University)
Lowe Art Museum

DATE CHANGED Thursday, April 7 Tuesday April 5  3:30 pmJane Landers, Vanderbilt University (History), " The Atlantic Lives of Francisco Menéndez: Mandinga Captive, Yamasee Warrior, and Vassal of the Spanish King," (Center for the Humanities, The Department of History, the Program in Africana Studies, Atlantic Studies Research Group), 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

Thursday, April 7  4:30 pm Laurie Shannon, Northwestern University (English), “Night-Rule: Empires of the Nonhuman in Montaigne, Shakespeare, and Descartes,” (Animal Studies, English) 3rd Floor Conference Room, Richter Library

Friday, April 8  1:30 pm : Digital Humanities Workshop:WordPress, Zotero, and Refworks (Richter Library), Richter Library Faculty Exploratory - Explore powerful research tools to help you gather, organize, communicate and share your research.

Tuesday, April 12  3:30 pm: Antonio Correa Iglesias, President, Cátedra for the Study of Complexity, Cuba (Philosophy), "Complexity Theory in Cuba: History of a Difference," UC 245

POSTPONED Friday, April 15  4:30 pm : Johnetta Cole, Director, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art; President Emeriti of Bennett College for Women and Spelman College; Presidential Distinguished Professor Emerita, Emory University, " One Flower Never Makes a Spring:  Why Diversity Matters," CAS Gallery

Friday, April 15 4:30 pm : Jane Rhodes, Dean for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and Professor and Chair of American Studies at Macalester College, "From Jim Crow to Sigmund Freud: Transnationality, Psychoanalysis, and the remaking of a Black American," CAS Gallery 

Thursday, April 21  12:30 pm Workshop for Writing Grant Proposals for Postdocs and Dissertation Completion Fellowships, Stephen Halsey (History), Frank Palmeri (English), Wilson Shearin (Classics), Executive Board Room, School of Nursing and Health Studies

Friday, April 22  1:30 pm : Digital Humanities Workshop:WordPress, Zotero, and Refworks (Richter Library), Richter Library Faculty Exploratory - Explore powerful research tools to help you gather, organize, communicate and share your research.