• SEPTEMBER 2015

    Fall Reception (2015)

    Fall Reception for Humanities Faculty & Graduate Students


    Thursday
    9-3-15
    4:00 PM

    CAS Gallery
    For UM Faculty & Grad Students and by Invitation


     

     
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    ‌Karl Gunther

    Associate Professor of History, University of Miami

    Reformation Unbound:
    Protestant Visions of Reform in England, 1525–1590

    Wednesday
    9-9-15

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    Abena Busia

    Professor and Chair, Department of Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University

    Locating the Politics of Feminist Knowledge: The "Women Writing Africa" Project

    Negotiating Diasporas: Poems Old and New (Poetry Reading)


    Thursday
    9-10-15
    3:30 PM

    Public Lecture
    Otto G. Richter Library
    Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited
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    Friday
    9-11-15
    12:30 PM

    Poetry Reading
    CAS Gallery
    Public Invited
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    Cosponsored with the University of Miami Libraries

    Expanding Career Opportunities for PhDs in the Libraries


    Friday
    9-25-15
    12:30 PM

    Seminar:
    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Faculty & Grad Students
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    Charles Eckman, 
    Dean of Libraries, Otto G. Richter Library
    Kelly Miller,
    Associate Dean, Learning & Research Services
    Timothy Norris,
    CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow
    Martin Tsang,
    CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow

    Engage in conversation about career opportunities in 21st-century libraries and cultural institutions with a distinguished panel of University of Miami Library administrators and postdoctoral fellows, whose research interests include the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Listen to their stories, learn about strategies to explore careers in libraries and archives as well as fellowship opportunities, and ask them your questions at this interactive session.

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  • OCTOBER 2015

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    Frans de Waal

    C. H. Candler Professor of Psychology, Emory University

    Humans as Animals: Primate Politics, Culture, and Morality


    Thursday
    10-15-15
    7:00 PM

    Public Lecture:
    Storer Auditorium
    Public Invited
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    Friday
    10-16-15
    12:30 PM

    Lunch Seminar:
    Student Activities Center - Iron Arrow Room, Third Floor
    For UM Faculty & Grad Students
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    ‌Jennifer Ferriss-Hill

    Associate Professor of Classics, University of Miami

    Roman Satire and the Old Comic Tradition

    Wednesday
    10-21-15

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    William Walker

    Professor, Otto G. Richter Library; Former Dean and University Librarian

    Art Libraries and Visual Resources


    Tuesday
    10-27-15
    12:30 PM

    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Humanities Faculty & Grad Students

  • NOVEMBER 2015

     

     
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    ‌Kathryn Freeman

    Associate Professor of English, University of Miami

    British Women Writers and the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1785-1835

    Wednesday
    11-11-15

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    Vanessa Schwartz

    Professor of History, Art History, and Film, University of Southern California

    Get That Picture!: Speed and the Invention of the Global Media Event in Fin-de-Siècle Paris


    Thursday
    11-12-15
    7:00 PM
    Public Lecture:
    CAS Gallery
    Public Invited
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    William Walker

    Professor, Otto G. Richter Library; Former Dean and University Librarian

    Humanities Resources in South Florida Collections


    Friday
    11-13-15
    12:30 PM

    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Humanities Faculty & Grad Students

  • DECEMBER 2015

     

     
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    ‌Traci Ardren

    Professor and Chair of Anthropology, University of Miami

    Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands:
    Gender, Age, Memory, and Place

    Wednesday
    12-2-15

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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  • JANUARY 2016

    Modernities Lecture by Sabine Hake "Ferdinand Lassalle, the first Socialist Celebrity"
    Presented by
    the Center for the Humanities
    Modernities Interdisciplinary Research Group

    Sabine Hake

    Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University of Texas, Austin

    Ferdinand Lassalle, the First Socialist Celebrity


    Tuesday
    1-19-16
    4:30 PM

    Otto G. Richter Library
    Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited
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    ‌Mary Lindemann

    Professor and Chair of History, University of Miami

    The Merchant Republics:
    Amsterdam, Antwerp, and Hamburg, 1648-1790

    Wednesday
    1-20-16

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    ‌‌Bio photo for David Konstan (NYU) for Antiquities Lecture
    Presented by
    the Center for the Humanities
    Antiquities Interdisciplinary Research Group
    Cosponsored by the Department of Classics and the Department of Religious Studies

    David Konstan

    Professor of Classics, New York University

    Of Love and Loyalty: The View from Classical Antiquity


    Thursday
    1-21-16
    4:30 PM

    CAS Gallery
    Public Invited
     
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    Jon Meacham Book Covers (GIF)
    Jon Meacham - Centennial Pulitzer Prizes
    This program is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council in partnership with the University of Miami Center for the Humanities. It is part of the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative, a joint venture of the Pulitzer Prizes Board and the Federation of State Humanities Councils in recognition of the 2016 centennial of the Prizes.

    Jon Meacham

    Presidential Historian

    The Art of Leadership:
    Lessons from the American Presidency


    Tuesday
    1-26-16
    7:00 PM

    Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
    Public Invited

  • FEBRUARY 2016

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    This lecture is presented with the support of the ACCAC Distinguished Lecturers Program

    Robin Fleming

    Professor of History, Boston College

    Living with the Fall of Rome: Britain in the "Dark Ages"


    Friday
    2-5-16
    4:30 PM

    Otto G. Richter Library
    Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited


     

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    William Walker

    Professor, Otto G. Richter Library; Former Dean and University Librarian

    National Archives


    Tuesday
    2-9-16
    12:30 PM

    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Humanities Faculty & Grad Students


     

    Professor Amie Thomasson (calendar bio photo)

    ‌Amie L. Thomasson

    Professor of Philosophy, University of Miami

    Ontology Made Easy

    Wednesday
    2-10-16

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    2014 - 2015 Center for the Humanities Fellows (Calendar thumbnail photo)

    2014-2015 Center for the Humanities Fellows Symposium - Part I


    Friday
    2-12-16
    3:00 PM

    School of Nursing
    Executive Board Room
    For Humanities Faculty & Grad Students
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    Richard Burger

    Charles J. MacCurdy Professor of Anthropology, Yale University

    Violence, Warfare, and Religion in the Emergence of Early Peruvian Civilization


    Thursday
    2-18-16
    7:00 PM

    Public Lecture:
    Storer Auditorium
    Public Invited
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    "Kay Pacha: Reciprocity with the Natural World Conference"

    The Kay Pacha Symposium is presented in co-sponsorship with the Center for the Humanities, the Department of Anthropology, the Program in Latin American Studies, the Miami Institute for the Americas, and the University of Miami Libraries.

     

    Symposium
    Kay Pacha: Reciprocity with the Natural World


    Saturday, February 20, 2016
    Lowe Art Museum
     

    This symposium, featuring specialists in ancient Andean art and archaeology, will present the latest research on objects from the exhibit that speak to Andean relationships with the natural world. The symposium, open to the general public, will be followed by an opportunity for the audience and scholars to enter into a conversation about the different values we can bring to understanding our delicate ecosystems.

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    The Present Future of the University and the Humanities Lecture Series


    Jeffrey J. Williams

    Professor of English, Carnegie Mellon University

    Brave New University (Public Lecture)


    Shaping a Scholarly Career:
    Alternatives to Monograph and Articles (Lunch Seminar)


    Generations and Contemporary American Fiction
    (Cosponsored by the Department of English)


    Thursday
    2-25-16
    4:30 PM

    Brave New University
    Otto G. Richter Library,
    Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited
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    Friday
    2-26-16
    12:30 PM

    Lunch Seminar
    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Faculty & Grad Students
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    Friday
    2-26-16
    4:00 PM

    Generations and Contemporary American Fiction
    Otto G. Richter Library
    Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited
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  • MARCH 2016

    2014 - 2015 Center for the Humanities Fellows (Calendar thumbnail photo)

    2014-2015 Center for the Humanities Fellows Symposium - Part II


    Thursday
    3-3-16
    3:00 PM

    School of Nursing
    Executive Board Room
    For Humanities Faculty & Grad Students

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    ‌Nicholas N. Patricios

    Professor and Dean Emeritus of Architecture, University of Miami

    The Sacred Architecture of Byzantium:
    Art, Liturgy, and Symbolism in Early Christian Churches

    Wednesday
    3-16-16

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    The Present Future of the University and the Humanities Lecture Series


    Timothy Burke

    Professor and Chair of History, Swarthmore College

    Designing the Liberal Arts for Uncertainty (Public Lecture)


    The Seating Chart:
    The Ritual Life of Sovereignty in Africa's Cold War
    (Cosponsored by the Department of History)


    Thursday
    3-17-16
    4:30 PM

    Designing the Liberal Arts for Uncertainty
    Otto G. Richter Library,
    Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited
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    Friday
    3-18-16
    2:00 PM

    The Seating Chart
    Otto G. Richter Library,
    Third Floor Conference Room 
    Public Invited
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    Cosponsored by
    the Departments of History and English

    Mark Salber Phillips

    Professor of History, Carleton University

    On Historical Distance


    Friday
    3-25-16
    12:30 PM

    School of Nursing
    Executive Board Room
    For Faculty & Grad Students

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  • APRIL 2016

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    Marcyliena Morgan

    Professor of African and African American Studies; Founding Executive Director, Hiphop Archive and Research Institute, Harvard University

    Hiphop and the Global Influence of American Cultural Politics


    Wednesday
    4-6-16
    5:00 PM

    "Crates to Classroom: The Birth of the Hiphop Archive at Harvard University"
    (Presented by the Office of Academic Enhancement)

    CAS Gallery

    Thursday
    4-7-16
    12:30 PM

    Seminar: "Black Lives Matter"
    Discussion with Professor David Ikard's AAS290 students
    Dooley Memorial, Room 209

    Thursday
    4-7-16
    7:00 PM

    Public Lecture:
    Storer Auditorium
    Public Invited
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    Friday
    4-8-16
    12:30 PM

    Lunch Seminar: "Defending and Representing Hiphop Culture: 'Did You Mean What You Said?' "
    Philosophy Seminar Room, Ashe Administration, Rm 735
    For Faculty & Graduate Students
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    ‌Berit Brogaard

    Professor of Philosophy, University of Miami

    The Superhuman Mind:
    Free the Genius in Your Brain

    Wednesday
    4-13-16

    8:00 PM
    Books & Books
    Public Invited
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    Publishing Seminar (Humanities Calendar 2016)

     

    Expanding Career Opportunities for Humanities PhDs

    Adina Berk
    Senior Editor, Oxford University Press

    Matthew McAdam
    Senior Acquisition Editor, Johns Hopkins University Press


    Thursday
    4-14-16
    3:30 PM

    Seminar:
    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Humanities Faculty & Grad Students
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    Publishing Seminar (Humanities Calendar 2016)

     

    Scholarly Publishing Seminar

    Adina Berk
    Senior Editor, Oxford University Press

    Matthew McAdam
    Senior Acquisition Editor, Johns Hopkins University Press


    Friday
    4-15-16
    12:00 PM

    Seminar:
    School of Nursing, Executive Board Room
    For UM Humanities Faculty & Grad Students
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    Publishing Seminar (Humanities Calendar 2016)

     Cosponsored by the University of Miami Libraries

    The Future of Academic Publishing

    Peter Berkery
    Executive Director, Association of American University Presses (AAUP)

    Peter Potter
    Director of Publishing Strategy, University Libraries, Virginia Tech


    Wednesday
    4-20-16
    4:00 PM

    Seminar:
    Otto G. Richter Library, Third Floor Conference Room
    Public Invited
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