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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year of Funding
Cathy Davidson: "Now You See It: Why the Future of Higher Education Demands a Paradigm Shift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Diana Taylor: "Taking to the Streets: Arts and Activism in the Americas" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Lauren Berlant: "On Humorlessness" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Richard Gray: "Fabulation and Metahistory: W.G. Sebald and Recent German Holocaust Fiction" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Alison Wylie: "What Knowers Know Well: Why Feminism Matters to Archaeology" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Dipesh Chakrabarty: "Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Lecture 1 - Abderrahmane Sissako 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
Jordanna Bailkin: "Unsettled: Citizens, Migrants, and Refugees in British History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Lecture 2 - Margaret O’Mara Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
Chadwick Allen, "Earthworks Rising: Mound Building in Native Art & Literature" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
David Knechtges: "How to View a Mountain in Medieval China" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Whitney Davis, “Pictorial Art and Global Psychological Modernity” Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Anna Tsing, "Feral Atlas and the More-than-Human Anthropocene" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Steven Ungar: "Making Waves: Documentary Film in Perspective" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
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 3 - Ruth Wilson Gilmore Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
Mike Davis: "Who Will Build the Ark? The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Catastrophic Convergence" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
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
Thomas Lockwood: "Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Rainer Forst : "Toleration and Democracy" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Wendy Brown: "Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Lorraine Daston: "Algorithms Before Computers: Patterns, Recipes, and Rules" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
Kwame Anthony Appiah : "Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Victoria Lawson: "A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Charles W. Mills: "Race and Capitalism" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018

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