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; George Washington University)

Great Exchanges and Secret Circulations: Translation and Argentine Literature

February 11

Jesse Egbert (Linguistics & English Language)

Answering big questions in linguistics: Triangulating corpus linguistics with other research methods

February 25

Shelley Fisher Fishkin (English; Stanford University)

Writing America: Literary Landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee

March 4

Charles Quinn (Japanese; The Ohio State University)

Situating language and learners for communication: the indexical dimension

March 17

Marc Yamada (Humanities, Classics, & Comparative Literature)

Coming of Age in Japan’s lost decades (1990-2010)

March 24

Brian Roberts (English)

The Idea of America and the Idea of an Archipelago

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