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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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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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March 2009

Virgil’s Aeneid from the Aztecs to the Dark Virgin: Latin Poetry and Ethnohistory in Colonial Mexico

March 31, 2009 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Lecture: Andrew Laird Classical Literature, Warwick University   Virgil's epic on the fall of Troy and foundation of Rome came to Mexico in the wake of the Spanish conquest. The poem had a role in…

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April 2009

Conversation and Lunch with Herbert Kessler

April 2, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Co-Sponsored Luncheon: Herbert Kessler Medieval Art, Johns Hopkins University   Professor Kessler will speak for about 5 minutes about his current work to open up a discussion in which all are urged to participate. Sponsored…

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The Sanctifying Serpent: Christ’s Pictured Body as a Source of Healing

April 2, 2009 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L150, 750 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Lecture: Herbert Kessler Medieval Art, Johns Hopkins University   The lecture will explore ways in which the Brazen Serpent trope gets mapped onto images of the Crucifixion, from the ninth-century through the twelfth, to trigger…

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Toleration and Persecution in the Early Modern Period

April 10, 2009 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  2009 Center for Early Modern Studies Conference:   The conference aims to consider the definitions and limits of toleration in the early modern period, as well as the different kinds of religious persecution practiced…

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March 2010

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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October 2013

A Conversation with G. Willow Wilson

October 21, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

G. Willow Wilson Author and journalist   G. Willow Wilson is the acclaimed author of graphic novels and comics published by Vertigo, Marvel, and D.C. Comics. She spent her early and mid-twenties living in Egypt…

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March 2014

The ‘New’ Sappho: A Symposium

March 13, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2014 Symposium: Join us for a discussion facilitated by Patricia Rosenmeyer (Classics, UW-Madison) of two newly discovered Sappho papyri.

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March 2016

Race, Property, and Debt

March 11, 2016 @ 9:00 am - March 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Fluno Center for Executive Education, 601 University Avenue
Madison, 53703 United States

Co-Sponsored Conference: In the six years since the nadir of the Great Recession, debt has attracted scholarly attention across the humanities. Debt names not only student loans, underwater mortgages, and consumer credit but also, more…

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May 2016

Global Reformations: Religion and the Making of the Modern World

May 6, 2016 @ 8:30 am - May 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Religion is omnipresent in modernity, and in spite of twentieth-century theorists who saw secularization as intrinsic to the process of modernization, shows no signs of disappearing. After discarding secularization as a plausible historical model, how…

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October 2016

Book Publishing in the Humanities of Today

October 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Publication Workshop Ken Wissoker Editorial Director, Duke University Press   PLEASE NOTE: this workshop is open to graduate students, faculty, and academic staff. Registration is required: rsvp@humanities.wisc.edu. The reservation deadline is 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 5.…

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February 2017

Desiring History and Historicizing Desire

February 2, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

  Graduate Seminar (Part of "Show and Tell: Evidence, Erotics, and Embodiment in the Premodern World" events): Ari Friedlander University of Mississippi, English   Ari Friedlander, assistant professor of English (University of Mississippi) and editor…

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Show and Tell: Evidence, Erotics, and Embodiment in the Premodern World

February 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Lunchtime Roundtable Discussion with: Tina Chronopoulos, SUNY-Binghamton, Classics/IRH Ari Friedlander, University of Mississippi, English Dana Oswald, UW-Parkside, English/IRH Jennifer Row, Boston University, French/IRH   When researching the history of sexuality, or thinking about past desires,…

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March 2017

Mount Athos in Context

March 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140, 800 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Symposium on the occasion of the Art History exhibition: “Holy Mountain: Icons from Mount Athos and Photographs by Frank Horlbeck”: Welcome and Introductory Remarks 9:00-9:15 Dean Karl Scholz Bp. Demetrios of Mokissos 9:15-9:45 Thomas Dale…

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May 2017

Imprisonment, Encampment, Incarceration: Prison Studies in a Global Frame

May 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Speakers: A. Naomi Paik (Keynote) J. Daniel Elam Toussaint Losier Michael Farquhar Golnar Nikpour A.J. Yumi Lee Anthony Fontes   Never before in history have as many people around the world been confined in carceral…

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October 2019

American Boccaccio Association 4th Triennial Conference

October 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - October 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States
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Full Program Available HERE.

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February 2020

National Endowment for the Humanities Application-Writing Workshops

February 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Pyle Center, Room 313, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, 53706 United States

Workshops: NEH Application-Writing with Mary Macklem

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(Re)Imagining Imperial Inequalities and Opportunities

February 21, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:15 pm
Memorial Union (check “Today in the Union” boards), 800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States

(Re)Imagining Empire Workshop: Part V Multiple Speakers (see below for schedule and speakers)   Few themes are subject to as much cross-disciplinary inquiry as empire. From critical international relations theory on empire’s ideological dimensions to…

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Faculty-Librarian Collaborations Panel

February 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Panel Discussion with Humanities Librarians

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March 2020

The Wandering Text: Books and the Imperial Migration Machine in the Early Roman Empire

March 5, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

Lecture: Tim Whitmarsh

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