Translation Studies Symposium

*CANCELED* The Translation Studies will hold a symposium on April 9 – 10, 2020. All events will be held in 182 JSB and are open to students and faculty. 10:00 AM — Michael Cooperson (UCLA) “The Pleyes of Myracles that I in my vain glorie wroughte”:  From Arabic into de-centered English       11:00 …

Julie Damron

Colloquium: Julie Damron & Jennifer Dobberfuhl Quinlan

*CANCELED* Julie Damron, Korean Section Head and Associate Professor of Asian & Near Eastern Languages, and Jennifer Dobberfuhl Quinlan, MTC Language Curriculum Manager will present for the Humanities Center’s weekly colloquium on Thursday, April 2nd. The presentation will be held at 3:00 PM in room 4010 JFSB. Title: “Student Binge Studying, Recall and Success in …

Faith & Imagination Lecture: Barbara Newman

*Canceled due to COVID-19* The BYU Humanities Center welcomes Dr. Barbara Newman, John Evans Professor of Latin and Professor of English, Religious Studies, and Classics at Northwestern University as our Faith & Imagination guest lecturer on Friday, March 27th. There will be two events held during the day, the first being a book discussion and …

Colloquium: Caroline Weber

*CANCELED* The Humanities Center welcomes Caroline Weber, Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Barnard College, as our Colloquium speaker on Thursday, March 19th at 3:00 PM in 4010 JFSB. Title: “The Three Faces of Proust’s Duchess” The three superstars of turn-of-the-century Parisian high society were Geneviève Halévy Bizet Straus; Laure de Sade, Comtesse Adhéaume …

MARS Keynote Speaker: Jane Newman

*CANCELED* Tuesday, March 17th @ 12:00 PM in B192 JFSB (EIZ theater), Medieval & Renaissance Studies (MARS) research group will host their third and final keynote from their 2017–19 research question of “Faith and Doubt in the Premodern World,” Jane Newman, Professor of Comparative Arts & Letters at UC-Irvine, will be presenting “Auerbach’s Modernity: Vico Contra …

Women’s Voices of the Middle Ages and Renaissance: A Symposium

This Friday & Saturday (13–14 March): MARS is co-sponsoring – and several MARS faculty are presenting as part of – the “Women’s Voices of the Middle Ages and Renaissance” symposium here on campus, which will feature six panels, a keynote address by Elissa Weaver (U Chicago) and a presentation of the one-woman show “Je Christine: …

Colloquium: Nick Mason

Nick Mason, Professor of English, will present for the Humanities Center’s weekly colloquium on Thursday, March 12th. The presentation will be held at 3:00 PM in room 4010 JFSB. More details forthcoming. Title: “Reception Studies and the Digital Archive: What We Do, Don’t, and May Never Know about the History of Reading” Amid the broader …

Cherice Montgomery

Colloquium: Cherice Montgomery

Cherice Montgomery, Assistant Professor of Spanish & Portuguese, will present for the Humanities Center’s weekly colloquium on Thursday, February 27th. The presentation will be held at 3:00 PM in room 4010 JFSB. Title: “Cultivating 21st Century Competence Through Playable Case Studies” Playable Case Studies (PCSs) are interactive, educational simulations where learners interact with fictional characters …

Colloquium: Jennifer Bown

Jennifer Bown, Associate Professor of German & Russian and her colleagues in the iCAMRA research group will present for the Humanities Center’s weekly colloquium on Thursday, February 20th. The presentation will be held at 3:00 PM in room 4010 JFSB. Title: “Tracking the Development of Reading Proficiency” This colloquium reports on a multidisciplinary project utilizing …

Colloquium: Deanna Thompson

The Humanities Center welcomes Deanna Thompson, Founding Director of the Lutheran Center for Faith, Values, and Community and Martin E. Marty Regents Chair in Religion and the Academy at St. Olaf College as our Colloquium speaker on Thursday, February 13th  at 3:00 PM in 4010 JFSB. She will be presenting her research on trauma and …