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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
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
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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