Past Archived Events

Past Archived Events

human treatment of animals
FALL 2018

Thursday, September 27, 12:30-1:30 pm
Center for the Humanities Conference Room, Richter Library, Suite 100
Kerri-Leanne Taylor, English PhD Student, University of Miami
"Avenging Nature in the Anthropocene: Reptilian Villains in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe"

Monday, October 22, 12:30-1:30 pm
Learning Commons Room, First Floor, Richter Library
Mary Lindemann, Professor of History, University of Miami
"The Ecological and Environmental Consequences of the Thirty Years War: Longue durée and histoire événementielle" 

SPRING 2019

Thursday, January 24, 12:30-2:00pm
Center for the Humanities Conference Room, Richter Library, Suite 100
Mihoko Suzuki, Professor of English, University of Miami
“Thinking Being and Animate Matter: Margaret Cavendish’s Challenge to the Early Modern Order of Things”

Wednesday, April 10, 12:30-2:00pm
Center for the Humanities Conference Room, Richter Library, Suite 100
Hugh Thomas, Professor of History, University of Miami
“Castles, Designed Landscapes, Forests, Wetlands, and the Royal Court of King John, 1199-1216” 

FALL 2017

Fri. September 22, 2017 at 3:30pm
Center for the Humanities Conference Room, Richter Library, Suite 100
Lindsay Thomas, Assistant Professor of English, University of Miami

Thu. October 5, 2017 at 12:15pm
Center for the Humanities Conference Room, Richter Library, Suite 100
Viviana Díaz-Balsera, Professor of Spanish, University of Miami

Tues. November 14, 2017 at 12:15pm
Center for the Humanities Conference Room, Richter Library, Suite 100
Jessica Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of English, University of Miami

SPRING 2016

Fri. February 19, 2016 at 3:00pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Suite 100, Humanities Conference Room
Catherine Newell (Religion)

Tues. March 15, 2016 at 12:15pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Suite 100, Humanities Conference Room
Daniel Bertoni (Classics)

Thurs. April 21, 2016 at 12:15pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Suite 100, Humanities Conference Room
Jessica Rosenberg (English)

FALL 2015

Fri. September 25, 2015 at 3:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Suite 100, Humanities Conference Room
Discussion of Frans de Waal, Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals.

Tues. November 17, 2015 at 3:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library, Suite 100, Humanities Conference Room
Laura Giannetti (MLL-Italian) "Melon Pork, Cheese, and the Others: Literary Imagination and Medical Culture in the Italian Rinascimento"

SPRING 2015

January 29, 2015 at 4:30pm 
Richter Library, 3rd Flr Conf Room

"Elephants without Borders: Exhibition, Arts and Science"
Joan B. Landes,Walter L. and Helen Ferree Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University

Spring 2014

February 27, 2014 at 12:30pm
Richter Library, Suite 100, Humanities Conference Room
Animal Studies & Environmental Humanities Research Group Meeting

Review of readings from Gorgeous Beasts by Joan B. Landes

Spring 2011

Friday, January 29, 2011 at 12:30-2:00 pm
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Laurie Shannon (Northwestern, English) "Invisible Parts: Animals and the Renaissance Anatomies of Human Exceptionalism" 
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Laurie Shannon (Northwestern, English) "Poor, Bare, Forked: Animal Sovereignty, Human Negative Exceptionalism, and the Natural History of King Lear" 
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at 4:30 pm
Laurie Shannon, Northwestern University (English), “Night-Rule: Empires of the Nonhuman in Montaigne, Shakespeare, and Descartes,” (Animal Studies, English) CAS Gallery
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