Event Calendar

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  • SEPTEMBER 2018

      5

     Wednesday

     

    BookTalk:

    Martin Nesvig
    Assosciate Professor of History
    University of Miami

    Promiscuous Power:
    An Unorthodox History of New Spain

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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      7

     Friday

     

    Fall Reception for Humanities Faculty & Graduate Students

    8pm at Moss Terrace, Shalala Student Center

      14

     Friday



     

    Lunch Seminar:

    Grant Writing Workshop for Graduate Students and Early Career Scholars

    12:30pm at Executive Conference Room, Suite 102, School of Nursing
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      20

     Thursday

     

    Stanford Lecture:

    Hazel Carby
    Charles C. & Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies & Professor of American Studies
    Director of the Initiative on Race, Gender, and Globalization
    Yale University

    Where Are You From?

    7pm at Kislak Center
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  • OCTOBER 2018

      3

     Wednesday

     

    Lecture:

    Julia Serano
    Author of Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

    Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive

    4:30pm at South Activities Room, Shalala Student Center
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      10

     Wednesday

     

     

    BookTalk:

    Herns Marcellin ‌& Toni Cela
    Associate Professor of Anthropology & Affiliated Faculty
    University of Miami

    Les jeunes Haïtiens dans les Amériques/ Haitian Youth in the Americas

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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      26

     Friday



     

    Fellows Symposium:

    9:00am to 5:00pm at Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room
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      30

     Tuesday

     

    Seminar:

    Stacy Hartman
    Project Manager
    Modern Language Association

    Articulating Humanities Expertise to Broad Audiences

    3:30pm to 5:30pm at Executive Board Room, School of Nursing
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  • NOVEMBER 2018

      7

     Wednesday

     

     

    BookTalk:

    Caleb Everett 
    Professor of Anthropology
    University of Miami

    Numbers and the Making of Us:
    Counting and the Course of Human Cultures

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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      15

     Thursday



     

    Seminar:

    Emily Sahakian
    Associate Professor of Theatre and French
    University of Georgia

    Restaging Édouard Glissant’s Histoire de nègre (Tale of Black Histories): Consciousness-Raising Theatre Under Construction

    4:30pm at Third Floor Conference Room, Otto G. Richter Library
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      15

     Thursday

     

     

    Stanford Lecture:

    Christopher de Hamel
    Fellow, Corpus Christi College
    Cambridge University

    The Library of Saint Thomas Becket

    7pm at Kislak Center
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  • DECEMBER 2018

      5

     Wednesday

     

     

    BookTalk:

    Scott Heerman 
    Assistant Professor of History
    University of Miami

    The Alchemy of Slavery:
    Human Bondage and Emancipation in the Illinois Country, 1730-1865

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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  • JANUARY 2019

      31

     Thursday

     

     

    Stanford Lecture:

    Catherine Hall
    Emerita Professor of History
    Chair of the Centre for the Study of the Legacies of British Slave-Ownership
    University College London (UCL)

    Edward Long and the Making of "Race" Across the Black/White Atlantic

    7pm at Kislak Center
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  • FEBRUARY 2019

      6

     Wednesday

     

    BookTalk:

    Tim Watson
    Assosciate Professor of English
    University of Miami

    Culture Writing:
    Literature and Anthropology in the Midcentury Atlantic World

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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      11

     Monday

     

    Lecture:

    Bill Bulman
    Associate Professor of History & Global Studies
    Lehigh University

    The Rise of the Majority in Revolutionary England and its Empire

    4:30pm at Third Floor Conference Room, Otto G. Richter Library
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      15

     Friday



     

    Lunch Seminar:

    Jim Grossman
    Executive Director
    American Historical Association

    Preparing Humanities PhD’s for the Future Instead of the Past

    12:30pm at Learning Commons Flexible Program Space, First Floor, Richter Library
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      21

     Thursday

     

    Edith Bleich Speaker Series:

    Rudolf Dekker
    Autobiographical Writing and History Research Group Director
    Huizinga Institute - Research School for Cultural History at the University of Amsterdam

    The Secret Diary of Constantijn Huygens, Jr. (1628-1697): Society, Politics, and Culture in the Late Seventeenth Century

    7pm at Kislak Center
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  • MARCH 2019

      6

     Wednesday

     

    BookTalk:

    Justin Ritzinger
    Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
    University of Miami

    Anarchy in the Pure Land:
    Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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      22

     Friday



     

    Lunch Seminar:

    Jerry Singerman
    Senior Humanities Editor
    University of Pennsylvania Press

    Proposal to Book: The Nuts-and-Bolts of Scholarly Publishing

    12:30pm at Executive Board Room, Nursing School
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      28

     Thursday

     

    Stanford Lecture:

    Francois Recanati
    Research fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, France

    Imagination and the Self

    7pm at Kislak Center
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  • APRIL 2019

      3

     Wednesday

     

    BookTalk:

    Viviana Diaz-Balsera
    Professor of Spanish
    University of Miami

    Guardians of Idolatry:
    Gods, Demons, and Priests in Hernando Ruiz de Alarcón’s Treatise on the Heathen Superstitions

    8pm at Books & Books (Directions)
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      11

     Thursday

     

    Showcase:

    Inquiring Minds: Undergraduate Opportunities in Humanities Research

    2:30pm to 7:30pm at Whitten University Center
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