Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Storrs CampusBabbdige Library 4th floor room 4/209 meeting
Title: Giving Birth in the Public Square: Dialogue as a Maieutic Practice. http://humanities.uconn.edu/2016/12/02/126-the-public-discourse-project-seminar-lauren-barthold/
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
A working group dedicated to matching research and the humanities with community outreach and engagement.
Monday, April 17th, 2017
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Storrs CampusKonover Auditorium
What is Equality?: Interrogating Economic Inequality, Past and Present.
A public panel sponsored by the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute Public Discourse Project and organized by Sarah Winter (UConn, English) and Elaine Hadley (UChicago, English).
Reception to follow.
Keller Easterling, Yale School of Architecture, author of Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space
Michele Elam, English, Stanford University, author of The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium
Seth Koven, History, Rutgers University, author of The Match Girl and the Heiress.
This should be an exciting discussion on interdisciplinary methods for understanding and influencing public debates on economic inequality!
Lauren Barthold Date: 12/6 Babbdige Library 4th floor room 4/209 meeting Title: Giving Birth in the Public Square: Dialogue as a Maieutic Practice If we are living in a “post-fact” age, and if deliberation relies on facts, how are we to conceive of public discourse? Must one either futilely shout the facts louder and louder or […][Read More]
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-What is your academic background and what is your current position in UCHI/at UConn/Your Home Institution? I’m Leo Garofalo and I am associate professor of history at Connecticut College, and I teach Latin American history. My research is on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries for not only colonial Latin America, in particular the Andes, but also […][Read More]
J. Asia Rowe (Ph.D. ’16, English) Hilary Bogert-Winkler (Ph.D. candidate, History) and J. Asia Rowe (Ph.D. ’16, English) are participating in the fall symposium, “Political Thought in Times Crisis, 1640-1660,” sponsored by the Folger Institute Center for the History of British Political Thought. This symposium will examine the British crisis of the mid-seventeenth century as […][Read More]
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