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University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level)

803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States
tel:+(608) 262-5023 http://uclub.wisc.edu

September 2011

The Future Eaters: Petro-despotism, Empire, and the Resource Curse

September 26, 2011 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Rob Nixon Senior Fellow (2009-2012) Rachel Carson Professor of English, UW-Madison   Abdelrahman Munif, a Jordanian-born writer of Saudi-Iraqi parentage, gave imaginative definition to the resource wars—over oil, water, and time itself—that have…

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October 2011

Holocaust Testimony and Its Reception: Cultural Transformations and Pedagogical Issues

October 28, 2011 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2011 Burdick-Vary Symposium:   Convener: Rachel Feldhay Brenner Hebrew Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison   The Holocaust experience reaches us through testimony, and consciousness of the event has invaded the post-Holocaust cultural and educational Weltanschauung. This…

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September 2012

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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April 2013

Practicing Theory: FauHaus and Sensiotics

April 15, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Henry Drewal Senior Fellow (2010-2014) Art History; Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison Faisal Abdu'Allah Artist   The theory and method called sensiotics, coined in 2003 by Henry Drewal, explores how the senses are engaged in…

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September 2013

What’s the Place of “Place” in the Humanities?

September 9, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion: Speakers: Susan D. Bernstein, English, Gender and Women's Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, UW-Madison Thomas Dale, Art History, UW-Madison Tomislav Longinović, Slavic Languages and Literature, UW-Madison Yi-Fu Tuan, Emeritus Professor of Geography, UW-Madison…

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November 2013

The Worlding Work of the Cigarette: Tracking the Modern Girl Assemblage in the U.S. and China

November 11, 2013 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Nan Enstad Resident Fellow (2013-2014) History, UW-Madison   In the early 20th century, consumers in China considered the cigarette a foreign import from the west, but consumers in the U.S. saw it as…

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2013 Workshop on Publication Strategies in the Humanities

November 14, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion and Workshop: Helen Tartar, Editorial Director, Fordham University Press Gwen Walker, Editorial Director, University of Wisconsin Press Steve Stern, Alberto Flores Galindo and Hilldale Professor of History, Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff,…

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September 2014

What’s the Value of Humanities Research?

September 8, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion:   Speakers: Guillermina De Ferrari, Spanish and Comparative Literature, Center for Visual Cultures, UW-Madison Sara Guyer, English, Center for the Humanities, Center for Jewish Studies, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, UW-Madison…

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War and Intimacy (Fall Schedule)

September 17, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - December 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2014 Burdick-Vary Symposium Events:   The Institute for Research in the Humanities is proud to sponsor a year-long series of lectures exploring the intimate bonds fostered by the experience of war in the twentieth century.…

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Distance and Intimacy: Close Encounters between Jews and Germans in the Aftermath of Catastrophe

September 17, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2014 Burdick-Vary Lecture: Atina Grossmann Humanities & Social Sciences, Cooper Union   (Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison.)

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October 2014

Burying the People of “the People’s War”: Death, the State, and Intimacy in Second World War Britain

October 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2014 Burdick-Vary Lecture Part of the War and Intimacy Series. Convened by Lou Roberts, History, UW-Madison Lucy Noakes Arts and Humanities, University of Brighton. Co-sponsored by the George L. Mosse Program in History and the…

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January 2015

War and Intimacy (Spring Schedule)

January 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - April 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2015 Burdick-Vary Schedule:   The Institute for Research in the Humanities is proud to sponsor a year-long series of lectures exploring the intimate bonds fostered by the experience of war in the twentieth century.  …

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February 2016

Publishing in the Humanities: Projects, Proposals, Pragmatics

February 24, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Join us for a discussion of the state of academic publishing in the humanities and the process of working with a university press--from project to proposal to publication. The workshop will include brief presentations from Eric…

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September 2016

Agency: What Does It Mean Across the Humanities?

September 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion:   What are the meanings of “agency” in various disciplines and interdisciplines of the humanities? To what extent is it theorized or assumed? Does agency mean the freedom to act? To think? To…

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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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May 2017

Research in the Humanities: Past, Present, and Future

May 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Panel Discussion and Table Talks:   Panelists are invited to reflect on the following questions; please come and share your ideas and memories on these as well: How might your discipline or interdisciplinary research area…

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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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September 2017

Relevance

September 11, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Opening Panel Discussion:   Must the humanities be "relevant"? To what, or to whom? How have perspectives on these questions evolved since the heated debates of the 1960s and 1970s? Can research be "irrelevant," and…

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May 2018

Irrelevance

May 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

2018 Closing Panel: What is irrelevance? What sort of research is irrelevant, in the humanities?  Is all scholarship relevant in the humanities?  Have you done research or teaching that you consider to be irrelevant? Have…

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September 2019

A Ho-Chunk History of Citizenship

September 9, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Club, Banquet Hall (lower level), 803 State Street
Madison, 53703 United States

Monday Seminar: Stephen Kantrowitz

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