Dr. Amy Harris, Associate Professor of History will present her work, “Leaving a Legacy” from A Single View: Family Life and the Unmarried in Georgian England. Feb 18, 4:15-5:15pm, 2114 JFSB.
Kerry Soper will discuss an exploration of the ideological complexities of parody and satire in MAD magazine, with a focus on the long-running, back page “fold-ins” by Al Jaffee. ”It’s a MAD (magazine) world: Ideological ambivalence in the journal’s back-page, ‘fold-in’ parodies”, February 13 at 3pm in room 4010 JFSB.
Jacqueline Goldsby (English Department, Yale University), “The Art of Being Difficult: the Turn to Abstraction in African American Poetry and Painting during the 1940s and 1950s,” Friday, March 7th, 1:00-2:30 in JFSB B192 (Education in Zion Theater).