Calendar

2015-16 Lecture Series Calendar

Illuminating and expanding the power and relevance of the humanities, the Center’s events feature university faculty, as well as scholars, writers, filmmakers, and artists from around the world. 

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Upcoming Events

October

Debt and Demos Debt and Demos: Greece and the Future of the Eurozone

Humanities NOW Thursday, October 1, 2015 @ 5:30pm Madison Public Library, Central Branch

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Bernard Stiegler Florian, and the Neguanthropological Duty of Philosophy

Humanities Without Boundaries Tuesday, October 6, 2015 @ 7:30pm

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November

Jeannie Suk Will Democracy Survive the Sex Bureaucracy?

Special Events Thursday, November 12, 2015 @ 5:30pm

Suk asks what effects does the sex bureaucracy--the federal government's use of bureaucratic tools to formulate and enforce sex policy--have on education, universities, the humanities, and ultimately, on democracy?  More

December

Eric Cline 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed

Humanities Without Boundaries Thursday, December 3, 2015 @ 7:30pm

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February

Junot Diaz

Humanities Without Boundaries Tuesday, February 2, 2016 @ 7:30pm

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Iain McCalman Back to the Future: Teddy Roosevelt’s Anthropocene Safari

Humanities Without Boundaries Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 7:30pm

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March

Richard Goodkin STEMming the Tide: Balzac and Statistical Humanity

Focus on Humanities Wednesday, March 9, 2016 @ 5:30pm

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Anne Curzan Going Grammando: A Linguist's Look at Grammar Pet Peeves

Special Events Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 5:30pm

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Michael Warner On the Grid

Humanities Without Boundaries Thursday, March 17, 2016 @ 7:30pm

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April

David Henry Hwang

Humanities Without Boundaries Wednesday, April 20, 2016 @ 7:30pm

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Humanities Without Boundaries Thursday, April 28, 2016 @ 7:30pm

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May

Earl Lewis

McKay Lecture in the Humanities Wednesday, May 4, 2016 @ 5:30pm

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