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Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204

1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

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

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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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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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

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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“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 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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The Myth of Religious Wars

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

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: David Chan Honorary Fellow (2008-2009) English, UW-Stevens Point

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Eating to Learn, Learning to Eat: School Foodservice and Public Health Nutrition in Early Twentieth-Century America

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

Monday Seminar: Andrew Ruis William Coleman Dissertation Fellow (2008-2009) History of Science, UW-Madison

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Catholic and Reformed: John Milton and Italian Religion

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

Monday Seminar: Catherine Martin Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) English, University of Memphis   The paper asks a question that hasn't been addressed for over 50 years: how and why did a young, virtually unknown, and staunchly…

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Catholic and Reformed: John Milton and Italian Religion

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

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Catherine Martin Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) English, University of Memphis

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Clothing Saints in the Carolingian World

March 30, 2009 @ 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Valerie Garver Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) History, Northern Illinois University   Both religious and laypeople wished to clothe saints appropriately in the Carolingian world. Whether describing the appropriate dress of saints in vitae, making…

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Clothing Saints in the Carolingian World

March 31, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Valerie Garver Solmsen Fellow (2008-2009) History, Northern Illinois University

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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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Plato’s Noble Lie

April 6, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: David Lay Williams Honorary Fellow (2008-2009) Political Science and Philosophy, UW-Stevens Point   The tradition of the political lie infamously commences with Plato's Noble Lie in the Republic. The lie is woven with…

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Plato’s Noble Lie

April 7, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: David Williams Honorary Fellow (2008-2009) Political Science and Philosophy, UW-Stevens Point

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An Introduction to Chester Himes’s Detective Fiction Series

April 13, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar Norlisha F. Crawford UW System Fellow (2008-2009) English and African American Studies, UW-Oshkosh   From 1957-1993 Chester Himes's ten-volume crime fiction series was published, set in a place he called Harlem. In nine…

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Followup Discussion with Norlisha Crawford

April 14, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Norlisha Crawford UW System Fellow (2008-2009) English and African American Studies, UW-Oshkosh

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Getting What You Want

April 20, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Russ Shafer-Landau Resident Fellow (2008-2009) Philosophy, UW-Madison   Many have thought that a person's quality of life is determined by the extent to which his or her desires are satisfied. The paper considers…

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Followup Discussion with Russ Shafer-Landau

April 21, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Russ Shafer-Landau Resident Fellow (2008-2009) Philosophy, UW-Madison

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Transposed Signs of Modernity: German Orientalism and the Indian ‘Timespace’

April 27, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: B. Venkat Mani Resident Fellow (2008-2009) German, UW-Madison   The paper intervenes in recent scholarship on modernity, to diagnose a specific kind of insularity promoted in registers of "self-referentiality" (Luhmann: 1998) and "singularity"…

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Followup Discussion with Venkat Mani

April 28, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: B. Venkat Mani Resident Fellow (2008-2009) German, UW-Madison

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May 2009

The Fleshly School: Matter in Books and Bodies in the Work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

May 4, 2009 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Nancy Rose Marshall Resident Fellow (2008-2009) Art History, UW-Madison   Focusing on one case study, a picture by British poet-painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, this talk explores the rapidly shifting understandings of the mind-body…

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Followup Discussion with Nancy Marshall

May 5, 2009 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bradley Memorial Building, Room 204, 1225 Linden Drive
Madison, 53703 United States

Tuesday Discussion Lunch: Nancy Rose Marshall Resident Fellow (2008-2009) Art History, UW-Madison

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