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September 2009

Globalization and the Humanities

September 14, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Panel Discussion

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Autonomy in Relation

September 21, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar Andrea Westlund UW System Fellow (2009-2010) Philosophy, UW-Milwaukee   In recent years feminist philosophers have offered trenchant critiques of traditional, individualistic ideals of autonomy and have developed alternative relational conceptions that highlight social…

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The Ambassador’s Household: Sir Henry Wotton, Domesticity, and Early Modern Diplomatic Writing

September 28, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Mark Netzloff UW System Fellow (2009-2010) English, UW-Milwaukee   Netzloff's paper examines the social and material life of the early modern embassy. In his discussion of the career and correspondence of Sir Henry…

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October 2009

Post-Race Pop? Interrogating Strategies for Ethnic Diversity in Millennial Media Culture

October 5, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Mary Beltrán Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2009-2010) Communication Arts and Chicana/o & Latino/a Studies, UW-Madison   This paper will focus on ethnic representation in U.S. television and media culture with respect to…

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Communist Baiting and the Politics of National Belonging

October 12, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Cindy I-Fen Cheng Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2009-2010) History; Asian American Studies, UW-Madison   Cindy I-Fen Cheng is an assistant professor in the Department of History and the Program in Asian American…

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Roomscape: Reading Space in the British Museum

October 19, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Susan David Bernstein Resident Fellow (2009-2010) English, UW-Madison   This talk examines a specific site — the Reading Room of the British Museum — as a space of imaginative and historically generative potential…

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“Martial Acts Virtuously Enacted by Women”: Gender and Violence in the French Wars of Religion

October 26, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

  Monday Seminar: Brian Sandberg History, Northern Illinois University Solmsen Fellow (2009-2010)   This paper concerns the gendered nature of violence and political culture in early modern French history. Religious identities and animosities sharply divided…

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November 2009

The Fullness of Time: Tocqueville and the Democratic Moment

November 2, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Richard Avramenko Resident Fellow (2009-2010) Political Science, UW-Madison   This paper examines the concept of time in Tocqueville’s thought through the lens of the philosophy of internal time-consciousness. While Tocqueville himself offers no…

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National Colors: Race, Nation, and the Census in Latin America

November 9, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Mara Loveman Resident Fellow (2009-2010) Sociology, UW-Madison   Why do some states classify their populations by race in censuses while other states do not? What purpose have race queries on census forms served…

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At the Table of the Other: Eating and Ethics in Early Modern England

November 16, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar David B. Goldstein Solmsen Fellow (2009-2010) English, York University   This paper explores the meanings and functions of food in early modern English culture, arguing that for the Renaissance writer, the rhetoric of…

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Real American Girls and the American Girl in the Movies in the 1910s

November 23, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Leslie Midkiff DeBauche UW System Fellow (2009-2010) Communication Arts, UW-Stevens Point   In the United States in the 1910s the most popular movie stars, including Mary Pickford, Billie Burke, Irene Castle, and serial…

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From Statelessness to State Sovereignty: People and Politics on an Early American Frontier

November 30, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Rob Harper ACLS Residency Fellow (2009-2010) History, UW-Stevens Point   This paper reassesses the Anglo-American conquest of the trans-Appalachian west by examining the relationships between local politics, frontier violence, and state formation. It…

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December 2009

Planetarity: Global Epistemologies in Modernist Studies

December 14, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Susan Stanford Friedman IRH Director English, UW-Madison   This paper, written for a keynote address at the Modernist Studies Association (November, 2009), explores the “transnational turn” in modernist studies and the anxiety in…

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January 2010

In Love With Russia: U.S. Women, Sexual Revolution, and Revolutionary Tourism, 1921-1935

January 21, 2010 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Helen C. White Hall, Room 7191, 600 North Park Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Jay C. and Ruth Hall Lecture: Julia Mickenberg Honorary Fellow (2009-2010) American Studies, Univ of Texas at Austin   The lecture examines how the modern sexual revolutions in Russia and the U.S. inspired American women's…

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We Have to Invent Him: Harley Lyrics, Hereford Maps, and the Life of Roger de Breynton, c.1290-1351

January 25, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Daniel Birkholz Solmsen Fellow (2009-2010) English, University of Texas at Austin   This interdisciplinary study brings together two major documents of a forgotten period and a backwater region—the Hereford Cathedral Mappamundi (c.1305), and…

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February 2010

Cannibalism and Colonialism

February 1, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Florence Bernault Resident Fellow (2009-2010) History, UW-Madison   This paper explores cannibalism as a central trope of colonial engagements in West Equatorial Africa (Gabon) from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth…

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We Gotta Get Out of This Place: Music and the Experience of Vietnam Veterans

February 8, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Craig Werner Senior Fellow (2009-2013) Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison   This project, a collaboration between UW Professor Craig Werner and Vietnam veteran and veteran advocate Doug Bradley, uses music as a touchstone for constructing…

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Japanese Sovereignty and Declarations of War

February 15, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Douglas Howland UW System Fellow (2009-2010) History, UW-Milwaukee   The paper treats the controversy surrounding Japan's commencement of hostilities against Russia in February 1904, and examines how that start to the Russo-Japanese War…

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To Russia With Love: Dorothy West’s Adventures in Moscow and Other Transatlantic Challenges to the Color Line

February 22, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Cherene Sherrard-Johnson Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Fellow (2009-2010) English, UW-Madison   This paper draws on a chapter in a book-in-progress, Dorothy West’s Paradise: A Biography of Class and Color. It places West’s personal…

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Symposium on Globalization and the Humanities: Then and Now, Here and There

February 25, 2010 @ 7:30 pm - February 27, 2010 @ 9:00 pm

  IRH 50th Anniversary Symposium:   The Symposium will address a number of vital debates about globalization, focusing on what the humanities can contribute to understanding globalization as well as how the humanities are being…

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March 2010

Queer Writing Matters: Literary Performativity in Contemporary Queer Women’s Writing in French

March 8, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Kristina Kosnick Germaine Brée Dissertation Fellow (2009-2010) French and Italian, UW-Madison   This presentation will examine recent trends in queer-centered (French) literary criticism. It will also break with these trends both by foregrounding…

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Imperial India on Trial: Crime, Punishment, and Colonialism, 1880-1940

March 8, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Kate Merz Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2009-2010) English, UW-Madison   In the last decades of the British Raj, anti-colonial writers staged scenes of crime and punishment, trial and testimony, in order to interrogate the…

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The New Woman Tries on Red: Russia in the American Feminist Imagination, 1905-1945

March 15, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Julia Mickenberg Honorary Fellow (2009-2010) American Studies, University of Texas at Austin   This presentation will offer an overview of a book-in-progress that seeks to understand Russia's place in the imagination and self-fashioning…

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Early Modern Humanism and the Humanities

March 19, 2010 @ 9:00 am - March 20, 2010 @ 6:00 pm
Memorial Union, 800 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Center for Early Modern Studies Conference Co-sponsored Event Friday, March 19, 2010 (All day) to Saturday, March 20, 2010 (All day).

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Array

March 22, 2010 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Lunch Workshop/Seminar Niklaus Largier German, University of California-Berkeley   Niklaus Largier will also give a lecture on “Bodies in Prayer: Sense, Sensation, and the Art of Desire” on Monday, March 22, 5:30pm, in 7191 Helen…

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Making Sense of Bodies: Expert Imaginations and Unsafe Motherhood in Malawi

March 22, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Claire Wendland Resident Fellow (2009-2010) Departments of Anthropology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medical History and Bioethics, UW-Madison   In one of the poorest countries in a poor region of the world, Malawian women,…

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April 2010

Drinking Alfresco: The Erotics of the Pastoral Sympotic Mode

April 5, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Kristen Ehrhardt Robert J. Reinhold Dissertation Fellow (2009-2010) Classics, UW-Madison   The institution of private drinking parties, symposia, played an important part in the cultural and political lives of Greek men in the…

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Sentimental Literature: Directing the Flows of Sympathy in Enlightenment and Francophone Texts

April 5, 2010 @ 3:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Stephanie Spadaro Dana-Allen Dissertation Fellow (2009-2010) French and Italian, UW-Madison   In this presentation, I will examine the ways that certain philosophical notions of sympathy and various literary portrayals of sympathy define the…

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The Mongol Empire and its World

April 9, 2010 @ 9:00 am - April 10, 2010 @ 5:00 pm
Lowell Center, 610 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2010 Burdick-Vary Symposium: Speakers: David Morgan Peter Jackson Timothy May Uli Schamiloglu Anne Broadbridge Morris Rossabi Reuven Amitai Angus Stewart Andre Wink   Schedule: FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 9:00 a.m. David Morgan, University of Wisconsin-Madison Welcome…

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The Chinese Must Go: Immigration, Deportation, and Violence in the 19th-Century American West

April 12, 2010 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Beth Lew-Williams ACLS Fellow Resident (2009-2010) History, Stanford University   This project examines the dramatic and formative moment in American history when the federal government made its first major effort to control the…

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