Calendar of Events

Fall 2011 (ARCHIVED)

Friday, September 16, 2011
2010-11 Fellows' Presentations
Four of last year’s fellows report on their work during their fellowship year:

Winson Chu (History), on interethnic relations around the German-Polish border
John Coletta (English, UW-Stevens Point), on the ways transitional and ecologically situated bodies have been used for religious and political purposes
Valerie Laken (English), on space and time in fiction
Richard Leson (Art History), on recurring patterns in the prayer books of four aristocratic women in medieval France

2:00 pm Curtin Hall 118

C21 Open House
Learn more about C21 programs and research opportunities in 2011-12.
4:00 pm Curtin 939
Friday, September 30, 2011
Jonathan Flatley (English, Wayne State)
Black Leninism; Or, Newspapers and Revolutionary Attunement from Lenin to the League of Revolutionary Black Workers
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin Hall 118
Watch the archived video of the lecture!

Film screening: Finally Got the News (1970)
Tuesday, September 27
4:00 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch with Jonathan Flatley
Friday, September 30
12 noon, Curtin 939
Background reading . . .
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Donald Pease (English, Dartmouth)
Re-Framing the Transnational Turn in American Studies
Third Annual New American Studies Lecture
2:00 pm Curtin Hall 175
Co-sponsored by UWM Cultures and Communities Program, the College of Letters & Science, and the Vilas Trust
Watch the archived video of the lecture!

Brown bag lunch with Donald Pease
Monday, October 3
12 noon Curtin 939
Background reading . . .
Friday, October 7, 2011
Ursula Heise (English, Stanford)
Terminal Species: Narrative, Database, and Biodiversity Loss
a lecture
3:30 pm, Curtin 118
Watch the archived video of the lecture!

Brown bag lunch with Ursula Heise
Friday October 7
12 noon Curtin 939
Friday, October 21, 2011
Jane Taylor (Centre for Humanities Research, University of Western Cape, South Africa)
PERFORM/REFORM
a lecture
3:30 pm, Curtin 118
Watch the archived video of the lecture!

Brown bag lunch with Jane Taylor
Friday, October 21
12 noon Curtin 939
Background reading and images. . .
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Richard Rogers (New Media & Digial Culture, University of Amsterdam)
The End of the Virtual: Digital Methods
a lecture
1:30 pm, 4th Floor Conference Center
Golda Meir Library
Co-sponsored by UWM School of Information Studies (SOIS)
Watch the archived video of the lecture!
Friday, November 18, 2011
Thomas Dale (Art History, UW-Madison)
Romanesque Sculpture, the Body, the Senses, and Religious Experience
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 118
Watch the archived video of the lecture!


Friday, December 2, 2011
Daniel Kleinman (Community and Environmental Sociology, UW-Madison)
Uneven Commercialization: Contradiction and Conflict in the Identity and Practices of American Universities
a lecture
3:30 pm Curtin 118
Watch the archived video of the lecture!

Brown bag lunch with Daniel Kleinman
Friday, December 2
12 noon Curtin 939
All events are free and open to the public
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