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Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort ascending Year of Funding
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
Míċeál F. Vaughan : "Piers Plowman: The A Version " New Books in Print 2011/2012
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
Hazard Adams : "The Day the Dogs Talked" New Books in Print 2011/2012
Hazard Adams: "The Offense of Poetry (University of Washington Press, 2007)" New Books in Print 2007/2008
Robin D. G. Kelley: "What Is Racial Capitalism and Why Does It Matter?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Nancy Fraser, "What Should Socialism Mean in the 21st Century?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
Mike Davis: "Who Will Build the Ark? The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Catastrophic Convergence" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
POSTPONED: Ruth Wilson Gilmore, "Meanwhile: Making Abolition Geographies" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2019/2020
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
Paul Farmer: "The Caregivers’ Disease - The History and Political Economy of Ebola in West Africa" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
Wendy Brown: "Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy" 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
Josiah Ober: "What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For?" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Brian Reed: "Sing Along: Poetry and Birds" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2017/2018
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
Cathy Davidson: "Now You See It: Why the Future of Higher Education Demands a Paradigm Shift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
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
Robin D.G. Kelley: "When Africa Was “The Thing”: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Linda Bierds: "Second Hand: A Poet’s Journey Toward Science" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Raymond Jonas: "The Color of Africa: Black and White at the Battle of Adwa – Ethiopia, 1896" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Doris Sommer: "Ripple Effects: The Work of Art in the World" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Thomas Lockwood: "Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
T.J. Clark: "Picasso’s Guernica Revisited" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Diana Taylor: "Taking to the Streets: Arts and Activism in the Americas" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Christof Mauch: "How Vulnerable Is Our World? Environmental Sustainability and Lessons from the Past" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2015/2016

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