Posts made in 2013

Humanities Center Students Meeting

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Humanities Center Students Meeting

Dear Students,   Now that we’re nearing the end of the semester, I’d like to take the time to meet with you, explain what the Humanities Center is about, explain what involvement with it can do for you and answer your questions and get your feedback. We plan to hold this meeting next Friday, December 13th, at 3:00 in JFSB 4101 (top floor, west side). There will be refreshments, so please join us, and feel free to bring a couple friends.   All best, Matt Wickman

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Annual Lecture: Simon Critchley

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Annual Lecture: Simon Critchley

2013-14   Simon Critchley, Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research   Title: “Tragedy’s Philosophy”   February 21, 2014, 3:00-5:00, JFSB B192 (Education in Zion Theatre)   Also, on February 20th, Critchley will discuss his book The Faith of the Faithless in JFSB 4010 at 3:00.

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Film and Media Study Group

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Film and Media Study Group

The film (and media studies) research group is hosting Michael Baskett, associate professor of film and media studies at Kansas University whose research interests include East Asian film, Transnational and diasporic cinemas, early world cinema, and colonial film culture. Professor Baskett will be here to give a public lecture as well as participate in a special question and answer session with faculty.   The session with the faculty will be at on the topic “Where Governments Have Failed: The Politics of The Southeast Asian Film Festival.” (Anyone interested in this can contact...

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Colloquium Series: Marc Olivier

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Colloquium Series: Marc Olivier

Marc’s colloquium is scheduled for Wednesday, 11/20, from 2-3 in JFSB 4010.

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OFFICE OF DIGITAL HUMANITIES LECTURE AND WORKSHOP

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

OFFICE OF DIGITAL HUMANITIES LECTURE AND WORKSHOP

 Mark Algee-Hewitt, Associate Director of the Stanford Literary Lab will present a lecture on a major digital humanities project he and his colleagues are undertaking entitled “The Taxonomy of Titles in the 18th-Century Literary Marketplace.” Later in the day, from 1:30-4:30, Algee-Hewitt will offer a workshop on some of the digital tools that even non-DH specialists can use to increase the avenues of literary exploration and analysis. If you’re interested in signing up for that workshop please contact Jarom McDonald (jarom_mcdonald@byu.edu).Friday, Nov. 15th from 11-12 in...

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2013

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in ORCA Symposium | 0 comments

November 8, 2:30-5:00, JFSB 4186/88 Speakers: Daniel Cardoza (Russian), Romy Franks (German), Adam Lloyd (Humanities, Classics, and Comparative Literature), and Kylan Rice (English) Keynote speaker: Bryce Christensen, Dept. of English, Southern Utah University: “Of Sonnets and Subphylums: How Poetry Lives (or Dies) in a Scientific World.”

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Yunah Hong Visits BYU

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Yunah Hong Visits BYU

the award-winning Korean filmmaker Yunah Hong will be visiting campus this week. Thursday at 12:00in JFSB B092 she will give a presentation entitled “Searching for Anna May Wong and Other Creative Asian-American Women.” Later that day she will screen two new films, “Anna May Wong” and “Between the Lines.” A reception for these films will be held at 3:30 in JFSB B003, and the films will screen in JFSB B192 (the Education in Zion Theater from 4-6:30.

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ORCA Symposium

Posted by on Oct 31, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

ORCA Symposium

On Friday, Nov. 8th from 2:30-5:00 in JFSB 4186/88 we will hold our first ORCA Symposium featuring the work of four students from the College who have received ORCA grants for their research. Four students will present their work, followed by a keynote talk on the relationship between poetry and science from Bryce Christensen of Southern Utah University.

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AMRG: Discussion with Gordon Hutner

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

AMRG: Discussion with Gordon Hutner

AMRG will visit with Gorton Hutner of the English Department at the University of Illinois, Erbona Chamapgne about Hutner’s new research on the twenty-first-century novel. Friday,4pm-5:30pm, 4116 JFSB.

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Colloquium Series: Gordon Hutner

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Colloquium Series: Gordon Hutner

Gordon Hutner from the English Department of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign will visit us and give this weeks colloquium. Friday, Oct. 1st, 11pm, 4186 JFSB.

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