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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort ascending Year of Funding
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
Ronald Moore : "Natural Beauty: A Theory of Aesthetics Beyond the Arts (Broadview Press, 2007)" 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
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
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
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
Raymond Jonas: "The Color of Africa: Black and White at the Battle of Adwa – Ethiopia, 1896" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
T.J. Clark: "Picasso’s Guernica Revisited" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Linda Bierds: "Second Hand: A Poet’s Journey Toward Science" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
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
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

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