Colloquium Series

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

Fall 2018

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All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified.


September 13

Marianne Hirsch (Columbia University)

“Women Mobilizing Memory”

October 4

Digital Humanities Roundtable Discussion


October 11

James Krause & Faith Blackhurst (Spanish & Portuguese)

Moving Beyond Foreignization: Ángel Crespo’s Spanish Translation of Grande: sertão Veredas, by João Guimarães Rosa

November 1

Margarida Vale de Gato (University of Lisbon)

Translation, Transportation, Poetry

November 8

Earl Brown (Linguistics)

The Door Has Opened Wide: Social Media as Linguistic Data for Language Researchers

November 29

Mark Purves (German & Russian)

Facing Unpleasant Facts: The Insolubility of Disillusionment in Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov

Comparative Arts and Letters

December 6

Elliott Wise (Comparative Arts & Letters)

Amber, Blood, and the Holy Face of Jesus: The Materiality of Devotion in Late Medieval Bruges