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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year
Alison Wylie: "What Knowers Know Well: Why Feminism Matters to Archaeology" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Victoria Lawson: "A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship" 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
Thomas Lockwood: "Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
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
Jordanna Bailkin: "Unsettled: Citizens, Migrants, and Refugees in British History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Wendy Brown: "Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Chadwick Allen, "Earthworks Rising: Mound Building in Native Art & Literature" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Josiah Ober: "What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Whitney Davis, “Pictorial Art and Global Psychological Modernity” Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Kwame Anthony Appiah : "Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Anna Tsing, "Feral Atlas and the More-than-Human Anthropocene" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
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
Robin D. G. Kelley: "What Is Racial Capitalism and Why Does It Matter?" 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
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
Robin D.G. Kelley: "When Africa Was “The Thing”: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
POSTPONED: Ruth Wilson Gilmore, "Meanwhile: Making Abolition Geographies" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
Derek Attridge: "Reading and Responsibility" 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
Kathleen Blake: "The Pleasures of Benthamism: Victorian Literature, Utility, Political Economy (Oxford University Press, 2009)" New Books in Print 2009/2010
Jane Brown: "The Persistence of Allegory: Drama and Neoclassicism from Shakespeare to Wagner (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006)" New Books in Print 2007/2008
James Tweedie: "The Age of New Waves: Art Cinema and the Staging of Globalization (Oxford UP, 2013)" New Books in Print 2013/2014
Zev Handel: "Old Chinese Medials and their Sino-Tibetan Origins: A Comparative Study (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, 2009)" New Books in Print 2009/2010
Scott Noegel : "Nocturnal Ciphers: The Punning Language of Dreams in the Ancient Near East (American Oriental Society, 2007)" New Books in Print 2007/2008
Gillian Harkins: "Everybody’s Family Romance: Reading Incest in Neoliberal America (University of Minnesota Press, 2009)" New Books in Print 2009/2010
Danny Hoffman: "The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia " New Books in Print 2011/2012
Hazard Adams: "The Offense of Poetry (University of Washington Press, 2007)" New Books in Print 2007/2008

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