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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year of Funding
Richard Gray: "Fabulation and Metahistory: W.G. Sebald and Recent German Holocaust Fiction" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Doris Sommer: "Ripple Effects: The Work of Art in the World" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Dipesh Chakrabarty: "Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Christof Mauch: "How Vulnerable Is Our World? Environmental Sustainability and Lessons from the Past" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Diana Taylor: "Taking to the Streets: Arts and Activism in the Americas" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Stephen Hinds: "Marvell’s Latin and Wordsworth’s Greek: Literature and Literalism in the Classical Tradition" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2013/2014
David Knechtges: "How to View a Mountain in Medieval China" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Lauren Berlant: "On Humorlessness" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016
Steven Ungar: "Making Waves: Documentary Film in Perspective" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
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
Matthew Sparke: "Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions, and Uneven Integration " New Books in Print 2012/2013
Stephen Majeski: "U.S. Foreign Policy in Perspective: Clients, Enemies, and Empire (Routledge, 2009)" New Books in Print 2009/2010
Jose Antonio Lucero: "Struggles of Voice: The Politics of Indigenous Representation in the Andes (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008)" New Books in Print 2008/2009
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

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