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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year of Funding
Lecture 1 - Abderrahmane Sissako Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
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
Victoria Lawson: "A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Steven Ungar: "Making Waves: Documentary Film in Perspective" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Lecture 2 - Margaret O’Mara Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2020/2021
Lorraine Daston: "Algorithms Before Computers: Patterns, Recipes, and Rules" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
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
Charles W. Mills: "Race and Capitalism" 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
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
Ileana Rodríguez-Silva: "Silencing Race: Disentangling Blackness, Colonialism, and National Identities in Puerto Rico " New Books in Print 2012/2013
Ted Mack: "Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Publishing, Prizes, and the Ascription of Literary Value (Duke University Press, 2010)" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Ronald Moore : "Natural Beauty: A Theory of Aesthetics Beyond the Arts (Broadview Press, 2007)" New Books in Print 2008/2009
Matthew Sparke: "Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions, and Uneven Integration " New Books in Print 2012/2013
Trevor Griffey: "Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry (Cornell University Press, 2010)" New Books in Print 2010/2011
Modern Girl Around the World Research Group: "The Modern Girl Around the World: Consumption, Modernity, and Globalization (Duke University Press, 2008)" New Books in Print 2008/2009
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
Herbert Blau: "As If: An Autobiography" New Books in Print 2011/2012
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
Danny Hoffman: "The War Machines: Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia " New Books in Print 2011/2012
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
Chandan Reddy: "Freedom with Violence" New Books in Print 2011/2012
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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