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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Annual Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns (PACWC)
Lecture and Reception for Women Faculty: "Medieval Holy Women as Political Strategists"
Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski (French and Italian Laguages and Literatures)
3:00 PM - 2500 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016
Special Guest: Steven Justice (Berkeley)
with guest respondent, Chancellor's Professor Steven Justice (UC Berkeley): "Historicism (A Eulogy)"
4:00 PM – 501 Cathedral of Learning
Reception to follow
Professor Justice will also offer a seminar
12:00 PM - Humanities Center, 602 CL
Cosponsored by: Department of English
OCTOBER 19 – 20, 2016
Humanities Center Visiting Fellow: Laura J. Snyder (St. John’s University)
Workshop: "Writing Intellectual Biographies: Bringing Thinkers and Their Ideas to Life"
Wednesday, October 19: 12:30 PM – Humanities Center, 602 CL
Lecture: "Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing"
Thursday, October 20: 6:00 PM - Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Humanities Center Visiting Fellow: Lorraine Daston
Colloquium: "The Premodern Rule: History of an Epistemic Category"
12:30 PM - Humanities Center, 602 CL
Lecture: "Modernity and the History of Science"
5:00 PM - University Club, Ballroom A
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Professor Joseph Koerner, Victor S. Thomas Professor of the History of Art and Architecture - Harvard University
4:00 PM - Frick Fine Arts, Room 202
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