The 2014-2015 academic year promises exciting lectures in our Humanities Without Boundaries series.
Staff Writer at The New Yorker
The Sixth Extinction: The Legacy of the Anthropocene Saturday, November 8, 2014 @ 7:00pm H.F. Deluca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 North Orchard Street
Henry Putnam University Professor of History, Princeton University
A Life in the Margins Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 7:30pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
Is Philosophy Able to Think The Present? Tuesday, December 9, 2014 @ 7:30pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
The Ideological Structure of the Contemporary World Wednesday, December 10, 2014 @ 7:30pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
Danielle S. Allen
UPS Foundation Professor of Social Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study
Our Declaration: In Defense of Equality Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 7:30pm Shannon Hall, Wisconsin Union Theater
Senior Editor at The Atlantic
An Evening with Ta-Nehisi Coates Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7:30pm Shannon Hall, Wisconsin Union Theater
Journalist and Author
No Condition Is Permanent: Living in the Extreme in Sierra Leone Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 7:30pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
Artist, Architect, and Filmmaker
It Is Difficult Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 7:30pm Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Internationally renowned artist Alfredo Jaar discusses his current projects, which expand upon his long history of installations and public interventions that confront political violence, poverty, exploitation, and imbalances of power.
Directions, parking and accessibility information for the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art here.
Edmund White and Michael Carroll
Author and Professor of Creative Writing, Princeton University; Author
A Conversation with Edmund White and Michael Carroll Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 7:30pm Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
Luminary writer, self-described “archaeologist of gossip," and Princeton Professor, Edmund White joins his husband, author Michael Carroll, in a conversation about their latest books and the state of gay writing today. Moderated by Karma R. Chávez.
Presented in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Press.
Directions, parking, and accessibility information for the Conrad A. Elvehjem Building.