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Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year
Anna Tsing, "Feral Atlas and the More-than-Human Anthropocene" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Mike Davis: "Who Will Build the Ark? The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Catastrophic Convergence" 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
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
Anne Balsamo: "Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work in the Creation of Cultural Heritage" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Vicente L. Rafael: "Translation in Wartime" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
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
POSTPONED: Ruth Wilson Gilmore, "Meanwhile: Making Abolition Geographies" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Wendy Brown: "Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Paul Farmer: "The Caregivers’ Disease - The History and Political Economy of Ebola in West Africa" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Josiah Ober: "What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Derek Attridge: "Reading and Responsibility" 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
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
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Cathy Davidson: "Now You See It: Why the Future of Higher Education Demands a Paradigm Shift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Robin D.G. Kelley: "When Africa Was “The Thing”: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Lorraine Daston: "Algorithms Before Computers: Patterns, Recipes, and Rules" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
Linda Bierds: "Second Hand: A Poet’s Journey Toward Science" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Charles W. Mills: "Race and Capitalism" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Gillian Harkins: "Everybody’s Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America (University of Minnesota Press, 2009)" New Books in Print 2009/2010
Hazard Adams: "The Offense of Poetry (University of Washington Press, 2007)" New Books in Print 2007/2008
Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert: "Banishes: The New Social Control in Urban America (Oxford University Press, 2010)" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen: "Making Minds and Madness: From Hysteria to Depression (Cambridge, 2009)" New Books in Print 2009/2010
Phillip Thurtle: "The Emergence of Genetic Rationality: Space, Time, and Information in American Biological Science, 1870-1920 (University of Washington Press, 2008)" New Books in Print 2007/2008
Hazard Adams: "On Blake's Marginalia" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Shannon Dudley: "Music From Behind the Bridge: Steelband and Spirit and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago" New Books in Print 2008/2009
Herbert Blau: "As If: An Autobiography" New Books in Print 2011/2012

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