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Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year of Funding
Nancy Fraser, "What Should Socialism Mean in the 21st Century?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
POSTPONED: Ruth Wilson Gilmore, "Meanwhile: Making Abolition Geographies" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
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
Paul Farmer: "The Caregivers’ Disease - The History and Political Economy of Ebola in West Africa" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Derek Attridge: "Reading and Responsibility" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
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
Steven Ungar: "Making Waves: Documentary Film in Perspective" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Josiah Ober: "What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Mike Davis: "Who Will Build the Ark? The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Catastrophic Convergence" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Cathy Davidson: "Now You See It: Why the Future of Higher Education Demands a Paradigm Shift" 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
Charles W. Mills: "Race and Capitalism" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Wendy Brown: "Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Kwame Anthony Appiah : "Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Christof Mauch: "How Vulnerable Is Our World? Environmental Sustainability and Lessons from the Past" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Robin D.G. Kelley: "When Africa Was “The Thing”: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Raymond Jonas: "The Color of Africa: Black and White at the Battle of Adwa – Ethiopia, 1896" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Lauren Berlant: "On Humorlessness" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
T.J. Clark: "Picasso’s Guernica Revisited" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Hazard Adams: "Academic Child (McFarland & Company, 2008)" New Books in Print 2008/2009
Simon Werrett: "Fireworks: Pyrotechnic Arts and Sciences in European History (University of Chicago Press, 2010)" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Davinder Bhowmik: "Writing Okinawa: Narrative Acts of Identity and Resistance (Routledge, 2008)" New Books in Print 2008/2009
Ted Mack: "Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Publishing, Prizes, and the Ascription of Literary Value (Duke University Press, 2010)" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Míċeál F. Vaughan : "Piers Plowman: The A Version " New Books in Print 2011/2012
Jessica Burstein: "Cold Modernism: Literature, Fashion, Art" New Books in Print 2012/2013
Ronald Moore : "Natural Beauty: A Theory of Aesthetics Beyond the Arts (Broadview Press, 2007)" New Books in Print 2008/2009
Trevor Griffey: "Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry (Cornell University Press, 2010)" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Hazard Adams : "The Day the Dogs Talked" New Books in Print 2011/2012

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