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March 2022

“How the Great Books Changed My Life and How They Can Change Yours” a talk with Dr. Roosevelt Montás

March 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society, main auditorium, 816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Dr. Roosevelt Montas will give a talk titled "How the Great Books Changed My Life and How They Can Change Yours." It will take place on March 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm (CT) in the Wisconsin Historical Society, main auditorium.

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A Queer Ecocritical Reading of the Dragons of the Tàipíng Guǎngjì OR Why Dragons are Cool

March 28, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday Seminar: Josiah Stork

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April 2022

Treaty Rights and Land Fights: A History of Two Western Shoshone Sisters

April 4, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday Seminar: Baligh Ben Taleb

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Crossroads of Ideas: What is Morality?

April 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, DeLuca Forum, 330 North Orchard
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

The final installment of the Big Questions series continues with the question: what is morality?

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Biological Imaginaries: Disability, Difference, and the New Genres of the Body

April 11, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday Seminar: Iseult Gillespie

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The Significance of the Ho-Chunk in American History

April 12, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wisconsin Historical Society, main auditorium, 816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Focus on the Humanities Lecture: Stephen Kantrowitz "The Significance of the Frontier Ho-Chunk in American History" Despite the invasion and seizure of their homeland by the United States during the early nineteenth century, the Ho-Chunk…

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Jacopo Bassano and the Flood of Feltre

April 18, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday Seminar: James Pilgrim

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Fifth Annual Graduate Early Modern Student Society Symposium

April 21, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Memorial Union (check “Today in the Union” boards), 800 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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"Re: Revive, Renew, Rebirth" This symposium event will take place on Friday, April 22nd, in Memorial Union.

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Significant Others: Mixed Marriage in Early Modern Spain

April 25, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday Seminar: Elizabeth Neary

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The Body Is the Text: One Woman’s American Narrative

April 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Nellie Y. McKay Lecture in the Humanities: Caroline Randall Williams

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“Dante after Dante” International Symposium

April 29, 2022 @ 9:00 am - April 30, 2022 @ 4:30 pm

“Dante after Dante” International Symposium, Department of French & Italian.

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May 2022

On the Nature of Architecture: An Ecocritical Approach to Vitruvius

May 2, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday Seminar: Amie Goblirsch

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Humanities Grant Writing Camp for Graduate Students

May 23, 2022 @ 9:00 am - May 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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This camp (May 23–26, 2022) provides participants with an introduction to writing funding proposals.

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September 2022

Future Anterior: How Nineteenth-Century Institutions Framed the Future of Animals

September 19, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Mario Ortiz-Robles

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“One is not born, but becomes, a genius”: Another Simone de Beauvoir

September 29, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140, 800 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States

2022 Germaine Brée Lecture: Kate Kirkpatrick

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October 2022

The Radicalization of Latin American Students during the Catholic Sixties

October 3, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Jaime Pensado

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Research Presentations with Randall Todd Pippenger and Nicole Pulichene

October 7, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Medieval Studies Program Welcomes Randall Todd Pippenger and Nicole Pulichene for a Research Presentation on Oct. 7, 2022 at 4pm in UClub 212.

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Pan-African Lives, Racial Politics, and Belonging in Africa

October 10, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Jacqueline-Bethel Tchouta Mougoué

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Solitudes/Multitudes: 18th – 21st Centuries

October 14, 2022 @ 9:00 am - October 15, 2022 @ 5:30 pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, 53703 United States
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This international, interdisciplinary, bilingual symposium is designed to consider solitude(s) and multitude(s) in tandem, as both historical constructs and present-day issues.

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Unwritten Rules: Informal Institutions, Ethnic Politicization, and Democratic Breakdown in Sub-Saharan Africa

October 17, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Shan J. Sappleton

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Emancipation (Settlers, Natives, Jews)

October 24, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Adam Stern

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One, or Two? A Discursive Reading of the Qianlong Emperor’s Double Portrait

October 31, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Young Kim

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November 2022

The Florida Retirement Village: Building for White, Middle-Class Older Adults in South Florida in the 1950s

November 7, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Anna Vemer Andrzejewski

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What’s Left Behind? Veterans, Widows, and Orphans in the Era of the Crusades

November 14, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Randall Todd Pippenger

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Warfare and Lawfare. Borders, International Crimes, and the Polish Experience in the 20th Century

November 16, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Professors Agata Fijalkowski and Jakub Szumski will present their work on postwar Polish war crimes trials.

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Focus on the Humanities Lecture: Laura McClure

November 16, 2022 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140, 800 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Laura McClure (Senior Fellow, 2019-2023) will be giving the Focus on the Humanities lecture titled "Biography of a Greek Courtesan: Re-imagining Phryne." 

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Artistic Visions of the Transatlantic Exchange

November 21, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Carolyn Nadeau

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Fraud, Fictions, and Fixing the Law: Litigation and Legitimacy in the Late Medieval Common Law

November 28, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Charlotte Whatley

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December 2022

Spinoza’s Dynamic Theory of Mind

December 5, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Justin Steinberg

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The Color of Asylum: The Racial Politics of Safe Haven in Brazil

December 12, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Room 212, 432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States
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Monday Seminar: Katherine Jensen

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