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Simpson Center for the Humanities

Programs + Projects Archive

Title Typesort descending Year of Funding
Alondra Nelson : "DNA, Race, and Reparations" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2016/2017
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
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
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
Thomas Lockwood: "Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Jordanna Bailkin: "Unsettled: Citizens, Migrants, and Refugees in British History" Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2018/2019
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
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

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