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September 2012

Psychoanalysis and Culture

September 4, 2012 @ 12:00 am - December 14, 2012 @ 12:00 am
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Fall 2012 Faculty Development Seminar:   Tomislav Longinović Slavic and Comparative Literature   This faculty seminar is imagined as a survey of the engagement between psychoanalytic theory and the field of humanities broadly conceived. Starting…

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What’s Your “Archive”? Formation, Collection, and Evidence across the Humanities

September 10, 2012 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion: Speakers: Linda Gordon, History, New York University Theresa M. Kelley, English, UW-Madison Vinay Dharwadker, Languages and Cultures of Asia/English, UW-Madison Michele Hilmes, Communication Arts, UW-Madison Patricia Rosenmeyer, Classics and Center for Jewish Studies,…

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Enacting State Persecution: France, 1940-1944

September 17, 2012 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Ivan Ermakoff Resident Fellow (2012-2013) Sociology, UW-Madison   This talk will be centered on the factors that shape state agents' decision to collaborate in, or subvert, the implementation of inhumane policies. A modern…

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Repossessing the Past: Refurbishing the Cultural Patrimony at the Courts of Song-Dynasty China

September 20, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140, 800 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2012 Burdick-Vary Event: Maggie Bickford Art History (Emerita), Brown University   Chinese emperors of the 12th and 13th centuries created a new body of masterworks to stand in for lost famous paintings by the early…

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The Militancy of Gender and the Making of Sexual Difference in Anglo-Saxon Literature, c.700-1100 AD

September 24, 2012 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Stacy S. Klein Solmsen Fellow (2012-2013) English; Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University   It is a long-standing truism that Old English literature rarely addresses sexual difference or erotic life, and is instead…

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October 2012

Angels of the Underground: A World War II Story of Love, Resistance, and Survival

October 1, 2012 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar Theresa Kaminski UW System Fellow (2012-2013) History, UW-Stevens Point   This book project centers on the complex tale of two ordinary and flawed American women propelled by the extraordinary circumstances of World War…

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Always Already Again: Trauma Tourism and the Politics of Memory Culture

October 8, 2012 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Monday Seminar Laurie Beth Clark Resident Fellow (2012-2013) Art, UW-Madison   Always Already Again: Trauma Tourism and the Politics of Memory Culture is a transnational, comparative study of the discourses that surround the production and…

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The Holocaust and the Ethics of Witnessing: Polish Writers Look at the Ghetto

October 10, 2012 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140, 800 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2012 Focus on the Humanities Distinguished Faculty Lecture: Rachel Feldhay Brenner Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies; Professor of Modern Hebrew Literature; Senior Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities (2009-2011), UW-Madison  …

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