The voices of our community
3/3Lukas Rieppel: "Assembling the Dinosaur"
Lukas Rieppel: "Assembling the Dinosaur"Tuesday, March 3rd, 202004:00 PM - 05:30 PMStorrs CampusUCHI
Lukas Rieppel is the David and Michelle Ebersman Assistant Professor of History at Brown University. He works at the intersection of the history of science and the history of capitalism, focusing especially on the life sciences in 19th and 20th century America. He is especially interested in evolution and development, as well as geology and paleontology, in addition to the history of museums, the organism, and the corporation.Contact Information: Helen Rozwadowski, firstname.lastname@example.org More
3/6East Asia Studies Working Papers Panel
East Asia Studies Working Papers PanelFriday, March 6th, 202003:00 PM - 05:00 PMStorrs CampusClass of '47 Room, Babbidge Library
Customs’ Chapter of the Huainanzi,”
Alexus McLeod, Philosophy, UConn.
“From Nation-state to ‘New Civilization’:
Li Dazhao in the May Fourth Period,”
Lian DUAN, History, Hunan Normal University.
“Manchuria, 1930: The Year of No Return,”
Victor Zatsepine, History, UConn.Contact Information: Peter Zarrow, email@example.com More
3/10Jay Rubenstein: "Babylon and the Crusades: Where Did Western Civilization Begin?"
Jay Rubenstein: "Babylon and the Crusades: Where Did Western Civilization Begin?"Tuesday, March 10th, 202004:30 PM - 06:30 PMStorrs CampusKonover Auditorium
Jay Rubenstein is a Professor of History and the Riggsby Director at the Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee.
Professor Rubenstein is an internationally recognized scholar of medieval history and has been awarded several prestigious grants and awards, including the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. His research focuses on 12th-century texts that grapple with the meaning of the First Crusade (1095-1099) and its profound consequences for the future of Europe.
Rubenstein's publications include: "Guibert of Nogent, Portrait of a Medieval Mind" (2002), "Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse," (2011), and "The First Crusade: A Brief History with Documents" (2015).
Lecture begins at 4:30 pm, reception to follow.
3/11Humanities Fellow Research Talk: Patricia Morgne Cramer
Humanities Fellow Research Talk: Patricia Morgne CramerWednesday, March 11th, 202004:00 PM - 05:30 PMStorrs CampusHumanities Institute Seminar Room, Babbidge Library 4th Floor
3/25Wednesday Workshop: "Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King"
Wednesday Workshop: "Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King"Wednesday, March 25th, 202012:15 PM - 01:15 PMStorrs CampusWood Hall Basement Lounge
This workshop will serve as a book talk for Professor Balcerski, and is titled "Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus King.”Contact Information: Victor Zatsepine, firstname.lastname@example.org More
3/25Cancelled: Wallace Stevens Poetry Program
Cancelled: Wallace Stevens Poetry ProgramWednesday, March 25th, 202006:00 PM - 08:00 PMStorrs CampusMcHugh 102
March 25 in McHugh Hall 102. 6pm reception, 7pm reading.
March 26 at Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, 9:30am.
Both readings are free and open to the public
Acclaimed poet D.A. Powell has been praised for both his gravity and his wit. As one critic wrote, “No accessible poet of his generation is half as original, and no poet as original is this accessible.” Powell’s early books Tea (1998), Lunch (2000), and Cocktails (2004) are often read as a trilogy on the AIDS epidemic. Powell’s fourth book, Chronic (2009), won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest collection, Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys (2012), won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry. Fellow writer Carl Phillips describes Powell’s poems as “entirely of-the-moment while at every turn [announcing] … not merely an awareness, but an actual confidence with such prosodic traditions as the heroic couplet and the pentameter line, such cultural and literary traditions as those of the Old Testament and of meaningfully comic punning…. No fear, here, of heritage nor of music nor, refreshingly, of authority. Mr. Powell recognizes in the contemporary the latest manifestations of a much older tradition: namely, what it is to be human.” Powell has taught at Harvard University and Columbia University, and is currently a Professor at the University of San Francisco.Contact Information: email@example.com More
3/26Book Traces, with Kristin Jensen (UVA) and Michael Rodriguez (UConn Libraries)
Book Traces, with Kristin Jensen (UVA) and Michael Rodriguez (UConn Libraries)Thursday, March 26th, 202002:00 PM - 04:00 PMStorrs CampusHeritage Room, Babbidge Library, 4th Floor
Sponsored by the CLAS Dean's Office, Publishing NOW is a series of talks and conversations with editors from across the field of publishing. Learn how to pitch your ideas, get your book or article out, publicize yourself and your work, and adjust to the changing landscape of publishing.
3/26CANCELLED: Faculty Discussion on How To Be An Antiracist
CANCELLED: Faculty Discussion on How To Be An AntiracistThursday, March 26th, 202003:30 PM - 05:00 PMStorrs CampusClass of 1947 Room, Homer Babbidge Library
Dr. Melina Pappademos, Director and Associate Professor, Africana Studies and History
Dr. David Embrick, Associate Professor, Africana Studies and Sociology
Dr. Alexis Boylan, Associate Director of the Humanities Institute, Associate Professor, Africana Studies, Art and Art HistoryContact Information: Africana Studies Institute, firstname.lastname@example.org (860-486-3630) More
3/27CANCELLED. Critical Looking: A Gallery Dialogue
CANCELLED. Critical Looking: A Gallery DialogueFriday, March 27th, 202012:15 AM - 12:45 AMStorrs CampusThe William Benton Museum of Art
Friday, March 27th,
Tap your powers of observation and
investigate a single work of art through
close looking and discussion with
Amanda Douberley, Assistant Curator/
The focus of this month's subject is (coming soon)
Develop your critical thinking skills by learning to look at objects in detail. This skill is useful in navigating everyday life, your job or studies.Contact Information: Benton Museum Visitor Services 486-4520 More
3/27Foreign Policy Seminar Series: Jonathan M. Katz
Foreign Policy Seminar Series: Jonathan M. KatzFriday, March 27th, 202004:30 PM - 06:00 PMStorrs CampusWood Hall Basement Lounge
His first book, "The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster," was a PEN Literary Award finalist and won the Overseas Press Club of America’s Cornelius Ryan Award for the year’s best book on international affairs. Katz was the Associated Press correspondent in Haiti and provided the first international alert of the deadliest earthquake ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. He was awarded the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism in 2011. Katz was a 2019 National Fellow at New America in the Future of War program. Katz is writing a book about Smedley Butler and the Marines who created America's empire.
Reception at 4:30, talk at 5 pm.
This event is free and open to the public.
3/31Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thonTuesday, March 31st, 202004:00 PM - 07:00 PMStorrs CampusHBL 1136Contact Information: Kelly.Dennis@UConn.edu More
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