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David Knechtges

How to View a Mountain in Medieval China
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 - 7:00pm
Kane 120

Stephen Hinds

Marvell’s Latin and Wordsworth’s Greek: Literature and Literalism in the Classical Tradition
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 7:00pm
Kane 110

Stephen Hinds investigates poetry across languages: he explores moments of connection between texts which approach the condition of translation without quite being the same thing as translation. For his Katz lecture, he examines the work of two poets: Andrew Marvell and William Wordsworth.

Dipesh Chakrabarty

Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 7:00pm
Kane 220

Dipesh Chakrabarty’s scholarship has been central to postcolonial history and historiography, from his early work with the Subaltern Studies collective and the publication of Rethinking Working-Class History: Bengal, 1890-1940 (1989) to Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2000; new edition 2007) and Habitations of Modernity: Essays in the Wake of Subaltern Studies (2002). 

Richard Gray

Fabulation and Metahistory: W.G. Sebald and Recent German Holocaust Fiction
Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 7:00pm
Kane 220

T.J. Clark

Picasso’s Guernica Revisited
Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 7:00pm
Kane 220

T.J. Clark is Professor and George C. and Helen N. Pardee Chair of Modern Art at the University of California, Berkeley.  Clark is currently completing two books. The first is titled Picasso and Truth: From Cubism to Guernica, from which much of the Katz lecture will be drawn. The book centers on Picasso's conception of space and his struggle in the 1920s and 1930s to find a convincing alternative to the intimate, proximate “room-space” of Cubism. 

Raymond Jonas

The Color of Africa: Black and White at the Battle of Adwa – Ethiopia, 1896
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 7:00pm
Kane 220

Robin D.G. Kelley

When Africa Was “The Thing”: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 7:00pm
Kane 130

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 7:00pm
Kane 120

Appiah asks profound questions about identity and ethics in a world where race, ethnicity, religion, and nationalism continue to realign and reform. In this lecture, he offers a moral manifesto grounded in a new cosmopolitan ethics which celebrates our common humanity and proposes practical ways to address our differences.

Gary Handwerk

Human, All Too Human II book cover
Human, All Too Human II and Unpublished Fragments from the Period of Human, All Too Human II (Spring 1878–Fall 1879): Volume 4 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche (Stanford UP, 2012)
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 4:00pm
Communications 202

Volume 4 of The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche contains two works, Mixed Opinions and Maxims (1879) and The Wanderer a

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