Colloquium Series

Fall 2019

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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 (English), Cinzia Noble (French & Italian), & Fred Williams (Spanish & Portuguese)

Retirement Roundtable Discussion


October 24

Don Chapman (Linguistics)

Say X and not Y: Claims and Arguments in Prescriptivist Discourse

November 15; 12pm  (4188 JFSB)

Janet Ward (University of Oklahoma)

“Mother of Exiles”: The Statue of Liberty and the Legacy of the Holocaust

November 21

Katie Paxman (Philosophy)

Religion Founded in Skepticism: Hume’s Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

December 5



Winter 2019

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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 Languages)

Reflections on a 30-Year Experiment with Experiential Learning and Cognitive Dissonance

February 7

Julie Allen (Comparative Arts & Letters)

Mapping Cinema Ghosts: Film, Culture, and Settler Colonialism in Australasia

February 21

Experiential Humanities Research Group

Experiential Humanities

February 28

Bill Eggington (Linguistics)

Corpus Linguistic Applications to the Law: An Overview

March 21

Ifeoma Nwankwo (Vanderbilt University)

Blackness in Public: Reading and Righting Vulnerability across Generations, Geographies, and Genres

March 28

Marc Olivier (French & Italian)

Cinematic Fear and the Secret Life of Everyday Objects

April 5

Mark McGurl (Stanford University)


*This event will be held at 11:00 AM