Fall 2022

All Colloquia will take place in 4010 JFSB at 3:00 PM.   September 8 Jessica Tebo and T.J. McLemore, Technical Editors of Romantic Circles What Every Student (and Faculty Member) Should Know About DH September 12 Robert Newman, President and Director of the National Humanities Center On Fellowships for BYU Humanities Faculty  September 22 Makayla …

Winter 2022: Behold, I Make All Things New with Barbara Newman

Winter 2022 The BYU Humanities Center welcomes Barbara Newman as our Faith and Imagination lecturer on Friday, March 25th, 2022.  Her lecture will be presented in the EIZ Theater at 3 PM. Title: Behold, I Make All Things New: Interpreting the Last Book of the Bible Professor Newman (Ph.D. Yale) is known for her work …

Fall 2021: The Art of Christian Reflection with Heidi J Hornik

Fall 2021 The BYU Humanities Center welcomes Dr. Heidi J Hornik, Professor  of Art History and Chair of the Department of Art & Art History at Baylor University as our Faith and imagination Lecturer on October 22, 2021.  She will select excerpts from her book The Art of Christian Reflection published by Baylor University Press and …

Winter 2022

All Colloquia will take place in 4010 JFSB and on Zoom at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. https://byu.zoom.us/j/94078851742   January 13 Justin White (Philosophy) Backsliding and Bad Faith: Aspiration, Disavowal, and (Residual) Practical Identities January 20 Roundtable with Susan Rugh, Stephen Jones and Jim Faulconer BYU’s Second Century: How Are We Doing? February 10 Walter …

Fall 2021

All Colloquia will take place in 4010 JFSB and on Zoom at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. Please visit the event page for the Zoom link.   September 9 Mary Eyring (English) Early American Disability at Sea September 24 – 25 (All Day) Annual Symposium On Belief September 30 Nate Kramer (Comparative Arts & Letters) …

Winter 2021

All Colloquia will take place on Zoom at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. Please visit the event page for the Zoom link.   January 21 Rex Nielson (Spanish & Portuguese) Anthologizing Brazilian Nature: An Anthology and Undergraduate Mentored Learning Experiment February 4 Theology & Humanities Colloquium Follow up Discussion on Willie James Jennings Visit February …

JFSB courtyard in the winter

Winter 2020

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. January 16 Francesca  Lawson (CAL), Steve Riep (ANEL), Mike Taylor (English), & Jim Toronto (ANEL) will lead the discussion Roundtable Discussion about the Humanities and Non-Western Religions January 23 Guide to the Classics: Dale Pratt Why Does Don Quixote Matter Today? …

JFSB courtyard in the fall

Fall 2019

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. September 26 Greg Thompson (Spanish & Portuguese) How foreign are the Advanced Placement world language exams? The case of ethnicity, bilinguality, and heritage learner candidates October 3 Mary Eyring (English) On Fire: Colonial Ecology and Atlantic Sympathy October 10 Jesse Crisler …

Winter 2019: Marianne Moore reads the Bible with Peter Howarth

Winter 2019 The Humanities Center welcomes Dr. Peter Howarth, Senior Lecturer in Modern Literature and National Teaching Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, as our Faith & Imagination guest lecturer on Friday, April 12th. There will be two events held during the day, the first being a book discussion and the second, a lecture …

Winter 2019

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. ​​ January 17 Marlene Esplin, Rex Nielsen, & Jamin Rowan Scholarship & Activism Roundtable January 24 Rico Vitz (Azusa Pacific University) Mencius, Hume, and the Virtue of Humanity: A Comparative Analysis of Benevolent Moral Development January 31 Kirk Belnap (Asian & Near Eastern …