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Upcoming Events

View our Fall 2016 Events Flyer here!

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016

Grad/Faculty Welcome Orientation & Reception

401 Cathedral of Learning

3:00 – 4:00 PM – New Graduate Student Orientation

4:00 – 5:30 PM – Faculty & Grad Student Reception

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016

Colloquium: “Labors of Reform: The Political Ecology of English Reformation Literature”

William Rhodes (Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellow)

With responses by Ryan McDermott (English) and Jennifer Waldron (English)

12:30 PM – Humanities Center, 602 CL

SEPTEMBER 15 – 16, 2016

Carnegie Mellon University Presents: Jason Moore (Binghamton)

Lecture: "The Origins of Ecological Crisis: Work, Power, and Nature in the Rise of Capitalism"

Thursday, September 15: 4:30 PM – Baker Hall 255B (CMU)

Visit the PCMRS webpage for details.

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)

Book Celebration for Ryan McDermott & Hannah Johnson

with guest respondent, Chancellor's Professor Steven Justice (UC Berkeley)

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

 

 

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