JFSB courtyard

Spring 2016

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified. May 19 Chip Oscarson (Comparative Arts & Letters) & Daryl Lee (French & Italian) International Film Studies and the new International Cinema Minor at BYU June 9 Elizabeth Emery (Montclair State University) Asian Takeout: The Commercialization of Eastern Art in Late Nineteenth-Century …

Winter 2016

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified. January 14 Jeremy Browne (Digital Humanities) & Matt Wickman (Humanities Center Director, English) What are the public humanities? No, really, what are they? January 21 James Swensen (Art History) Place and the Photographic Medium February 4 Sergio Waisman (Spanish and International Affairs; …

Tree berries next to the JFSB

Fall 2015

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified. November 19 Mark Davies (Linguistics) October 30 Mari Yoshihara (American Studies; University of Hawaii, Manoa October 15 Brian Price (Spanish & Portuguese) Mexico in the Key of Rock: Thoughts on Music, Literature, and Film October 8 Translation Studies Group October 1 Dee Gardner …

JFSB arches in the snow

Winter 2015

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified.   January 22 Tony Brown (German and Russian), Jennifer Bown (German and Russian), and Bill Eggington (Linguistics and English Language) “Developing Global Proficiency through Debate.”   January 29 David Laraway (Spanish and Portuguese) “American Idiots: Outsider Music and the Philosophy of Incompetence” …

JFSB rock fountain in the fall

Fall 2014

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified. September 11 David Grandy (Philosophy) The Dearest Freshness Deep Down Things’: The Philosophical and Poetic Depths of Science September 18 Dirk Elzinga (LEL) How do you say —– in Hopi? How the Deseret Alphabet was used to document an indigenous language of …

Winter 2014

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified. January 23 Travis Anderson, (Philosophy) What is an Author after Kierkegaard? The Significance of Pseudonymous Authorship for Textual Hermeneutics January 30 Tony Brown, (German & Russian) will lead the discussion among 20 professional & academic guests Humanities Plus: Advancing Global Dialogue and …

Plants outside the JFSB

Fall 2013

  September 12 @ 2:00PM (4188 JFSB) Nancy Christiansen, English Revisiting the Renaissance Humanists’ Defense of the Studia Humanitatis October 16 @ 3:00 PM (B099 JFSB) Valerie Hegstrom (Spanish & Portuguese), Amy Harris (History), & Connie Lamb (Women Studies Librarian) What Women’s Studies has meant to BYU and current WSTAR research October 25 @ 1:00 …

Museum of Art rainbow ceiling art

Winter 2013

  January 25 @ 2:00 PM (4010 JFSB) Wendy Baker Smeome and Dan Dewey (Linguistic and English Language), Jennifer Bown (Germanic and Slavic Languages), and Rob Martinsen (Spanish and Portuguese) Language Acquisition in Immersion Environments February 14 @ 3:00 PM (4188 JFSB) Dana Bourgerie (Asian & Near Eastern Languages) February 22 @ 11:00 AM (4010 …

Columns in the JFSB courtyard

Fall 2012

    November 5 @ 1:00 PM (B192 JFSB) Cynthia Buckingham (Executive Director of the Utah Humanities Council) The State of the Humanities in the State of Utah November 14 @ 1:00 PM (B192 JFSB) James Faulconer (Philosophy), & Brian Birch (Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, UVU) The Mormon Moment: What Just Happened? What’s …