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Fall 2018


AUGUST

 

SEPTEMBER

September 5 - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Martin Nesvig, Assosciate Professor of History, Promiscuous Power: An Unorthodox History of New Spain

September 7 - 3:30pm : Fall Reception for Humanities Faculty & Graduate Students. Shalala Student Center, Moss Terrace.

September 20 - 7:00pm : Henry King Stanford Distinguished Professor Lecture Series : Hazel Carby, Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies and American Studies, Yale University.

OCTOBER

October 10 - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Herns Marcellin (Associate Professor of Anthropology) and Toni Cela (Affiliated Faculty), Les jeunes Haïtiens dans les Amériques/Haitian Youth in the Americas

October 26 - 9:00am - 3:45 pm: 2017-2018 Center for the Humanities Fellows Symposium, Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room.

NOVEMBER

November 7 - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Caleb Everett, Assosciate Professor of Anthropology, Numbers and the Making of Us: Counting and the Course of Human Cultures

November 15 - 7:00pm : Henry King Stanford Distinguished Professor Lecture Series : Christopher de Hamel, Fellow and Librarian, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge.

DECEMBER

December 5 - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Scott Heerman, Assistant Professor of History, The Alchemy of Slavery: Human Bondage and Emancipation in the Illinois Country, 1730-1865


Spring 2019


JANUARY

January 31 - 7:00pm : Henry King Stanford Distinguished Professor Lecture Series Catherine Hall, Emerita Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History, University College London.

FEBRUARY

February 6  - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Tim Watson, Associate Professor of English, Culture Writing: Literature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

February 21 - 7:00pm : Edith Bleich Speaker Series: Rudolf Dekker, Huizinga Institute, Research School for Cultural History, University of Amsterdam.

MARCH

March 6 - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Justin Ritzinger, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Anarchy in the Pure Land: Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

March 28 - 7:00pm : Henry King Stanford Distinguished Professor Lecture Series: François Recanati, Directeur d’Étuedes, École des Hautes Étues en Sciences Sociales.

APRIL

April 3 - 8:00pm : BookTalk at Books & Books : Viviana Diaz-Balsera, Professor of Spanish, Guardians of Idolatry: Gods, Demons, and Priests in Hernando Ruiz de Alarcón’s Treatise on the Heathen Superstitions