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September 2008

Catered Lunch to Introduce Members of the Institute for Research in the Humanities

September 9, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Welcome Lunch. RSVP required.

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The Futures of Interdisciplinarity for the Humanities

September 15, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion: Speakers: Chancellor Carolyn "Biddy" Martin, Chancellor, UW-Madison Susan Friedman, Director, IRH Ullrich Langer, English, UW-Madison Jon McKenzie, East Asian Languages and Culture, UW-Madison Nicole Huang, Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison Suzette Spencer

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The Futures of Interdisciplinarity for the Humanities

September 16, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Lunch Discussion

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Warsaw Polish Writers-Diarists Witnessing the Holocaust: An Inquiry into the Capacity for Empathy – The Case of Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz

September 23, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Seminar: Rachel Feldhay Brenner Senior Fellow (2008-2013) Hebrew Studies, UW-Madison

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Who is the Superior God?: Contending Religious faiths in South India in the 13th and 16th centuries

September 29, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: V. Narayana Rao Senior Fellow (2005-2010) Languages and Cultures of Asia, UW-Madison

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Who is the Superior God?: Contending Religious faiths in South India in the 13th and 16th centuries

September 30, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Lunch Discussion: V. Narayana Rao Senior Fellow (2005-2010) Languages and Cultures of Asia, UW-Madison  

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October 2008

Discussion of Franco Moretti, “The Novel: History and Theory” (New Left Review, July/August 2008)

October 3, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 332, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Literature/s Research Workshop with Humanities without Boundaries Lecturer: Franco Moretti Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Stanford University; Brittingham Scholar in Residence

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Heaven is Round: Earth is Square. French Sinology and Chinese Travel Accounts Linking Mountain and Sea in Early China

October 7, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Robert André LaFleur Honorary Fellow (2008-2009) History and Anthropology, Beloit College

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African Politics in African Literature: A Cultural History

October 13, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

  Monday Seminar: Tejumola Olaniyan English; African Language and Literature, UW-Madison Senior Fellow (2007-2011; 2012-2013)  

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African Politics in African Literature: A Cultural History

October 14, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Tejumola Olaniyan English and African Language and Literature, UW-Madison Senior Fellow (2007-2011; 2012-2013)

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Conversation with Franco Moretti

October 20, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 332, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Literature/s Research Workshop with Humanities without Boundaries Lecturer: Franco Moretti Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Stanford University; Brittingham Scholar in Residence

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The Weimar Moment: Liberalism, Political Theology, and Law

October 24, 2008 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Conference organized by Len Kaplan, Honorary Fellow (2008-2011).

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Mimetic Failure and Moral Autonomy in a Schubert Song

October 27, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Brian Hyer Resident Fellow (2008-2009) Music, UW-Madison

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November 2008

Jewish Networks at the University of Wisconsin, 1865-1924

November 4, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Seminar: Jonathan Z. S. Pollack Madison Area Technical College Fellow (2008-2009) History, MATC

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Catechisms and the Construction of the Reformation

November 5, 2008 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Focus on the Humanities Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Lee Palmer Wandel Senior Fellow (2004-2009) History, UW-Madison   In the sixteenth century, the world as Europeans knew it spun apart. Christian divided from Christian, sundering families, towns,…

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Feminine Sanctity in Imperial Spain: Diego Velazquez’s Portrait of Mother Jeronima de la Fuente

November 10, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Tanya Tiffany UW System Fellow (2008-2009) Art History, UW-Milwaukee

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Feminine Sanctity in Imperial Spain: Diego Velazquez’s Portrait of Mother Jeronima de la Fuente

November 11, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Tanya Tiffany UW System Fellow (2008-2009) Art History, UW-Milwaukee

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Seminar with Ellen Amster

November 17, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Ellen Amster Art History, UW-Milwaukee

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Followup Discussion with Ellen Amster

November 18, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Ellen Amster UW System Fellow (2008-2009) Art History, UW-Milwaukee

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December 2008

Meanings of Modern: South Asia before and after Colonialism

December 5, 2008 @ 9:00 am - December 6, 2008 @ 5:00 pm
Pyle Center, Room 226, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2008 Burdick-Vary Symposium: Speakers: Susan Friedman Partha Chatterjee Sanjay Subrahmanyam Vinay Dharwadker Chris Chekuri V. Narayana Rao David Shulman Satya P. Mohanty Charles Hallisey Aparna Dharwadker Rama Sundari Mantena   Schedule: Friday December 5. Morning…

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“Like very honest and substantial citizens”: Performance and Identity in Early Modern Cony-Catching Pamphlets

December 8, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Anupam Basu English, UW-Madison Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2008-2009)

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Babylon and Degeneracy: Traditions of Descent and Racial Difference in the Early Middle Ages and Beyond

December 8, 2008 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar Andrew Scheil Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) English, University of Minnesota

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Babylon and Degeneracy: Traditions of Descent and Racial Difference in the Early Middle Ages and Beyond

December 9, 2008 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch Andrew Scheil Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) English, University of Minnesota

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February 2009

Forgery, Faith, Fact, and Fiction

February 2, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Robert F. Berkhofer Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) History, Western Michigan University   The seminar examines two types of sources, forgery and historical writings, and discusses the relationship between them in Europe circa 900-1200 and…

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Forgery, Faith, Fact, and Fiction

February 3, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Robert F. Berkhofer Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) History, Western Michigan University

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Bodily Desire – Desired Bodies: Gender and the Body in Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, Christian Schad, and Egon Schiele

February 9, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar Esther K. Bauer UW System Fellow (2008-2009) Foreign Languages, German, UW-Stevens Point   The seminar proposes that early-twentieth-century authors Thomas Mann and Franz Kafka and artists Christian Schad and Egon Schiele created characters…

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Bodily Desire – Desired Bodies: Gender and the Body in Thomas Mann, Franz Kafka, Christian Schad, and Egon Schiele

February 10, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Esther Bauer UW System Fellow (2008-2009) Foreign Languages, German, UW-Stevens Point

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Conflations of Memory at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

February 23, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Michael Bernard-Donals Resident Fellow (2008-2009) English, UW-Madison   The US Holocaust Memorial Council and the designers of the US Holocaust Museum attempted to ensure, through the museum's design, that visitors would remember the…

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Conflations of Memory at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

February 24, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Michael Bernard-Donals Resident Fellow (2008-2009) UW-Madison, English

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March 2009

The Myth of Religious Wars

March 2, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: David Chan Honorary Fellow (2008-2009) Philosophy, UW-Stevens Point   Are religious wars more violent than imperialistic wars, civil wars and wars of liberation? Would the world be more peaceful if people did not…

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