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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year
Jordanna Bailkin: "Unsettled: Citizens, Migrants, and Refugees in British History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Richard Gray: "Fabulation and Metahistory: W.G. Sebald and Recent German Holocaust Fiction" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Chadwick Allen, "Earthworks Rising: Mound Building in Native Art & Literature" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Whitney Davis, “Pictorial Art and Global Psychological Modernity” Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Lecture 1 - Abderrahmane Sissako Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
Dipesh Chakrabarty: "Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Anna Tsing, "Feral Atlas and the More-than-Human Anthropocene" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Robin D. G. Kelley: "What Is Racial Capitalism and Why Does It Matter?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
David Shields : "The Novel Is Dead; Long Live the Anti-Novel" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
Nancy Fraser, "What Should Socialism Mean in the 21st Century?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Lecture 2 - Margaret O’Mara Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
Stephen Hinds: "Marvell’s Latin and Wordsworth’s Greek: Literature and Literalism in the Classical Tradition" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2013/2014
Lecture 3 - Ruth Wilson Gilmore Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
Paul Farmer: "The Caregivers’ Disease - The History and Political Economy of Ebola in West Africa" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Alondra Nelson : "DNA, Race, and Reparations" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
Rainer Forst : "Toleration and Democracy" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Lecture 4 - Ato Quayson Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
David Knechtges: "How to View a Mountain in Medieval China" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Victoria Lawson: "A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Shu-mei Shih: "From World History to World Art: Reflections on New Geographies of Feminist Art in Asia" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Lorraine Daston: "Algorithms Before Computers: Patterns, Recipes, and Rules" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
Steven Ungar: "Making Waves: Documentary Film in Perspective" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Charles W. Mills: "Race and Capitalism" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Thomas Lockwood: "Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Josiah Ober: "What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Mike Davis: "Who Will Build the Ark? The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Catastrophic Convergence" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Linda Bierds: "Second Hand: A Poet’s Journey Toward Science" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Christof Mauch: "How Vulnerable Is Our World? Environmental Sustainability and Lessons from the Past" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Cathy Davidson: "Now You See It: Why the Future of Higher Education Demands a Paradigm Shift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013

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