Calendar of Events

Fall 2016 (Archived)

Friday, September 16, 2016
Brian Price (Visual Studies, University of Toronto)
Regret and Remake
3:30 pm Curtin 118

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon Curtin 939
Reading: Brian Price, "Introduction," Theory of Regret (PDF)
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Tim Raphael and Julie Winokur (
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Newest Americans: Stories from the Global City
4:00 pm Digital HumanitiesLab
Golda Meir Library, 2nd floor
Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures, the Chipstone Foundation, Digital Humanities Lab at the UWM Libraries
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Hasia Diner (History, NYU)
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Jewish Women in America: A History of Their Own
2016 Faye Sigman "Woman of Valor" Lecture
2:00 pm Curtin 118
Alumni Fireside Lounge
UWM Student Union
Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies
Monday, October 10, 2016
Christiane Taubira (former Minister of Justice of France)
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Justice in Service of Equality
Livestreamed from the University of Chicago
6:00 pm Curtin 175
French, Italian, and Comparative Literature; and Alliance Fran├žaise de Milwaukee
Friday, October 28, 2016
Jacqueline Stevens (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Saying NO to Military Power in a University
3:30 pm Curtin 118
Recorded video (Mediasite, with slides)
Recorded video (YouTube, without slides)

Background Reading: Jacqueline Stevens, States without Nations: Citizenship for Mortals (Columbia University Press); and "Forensic Intelligence and the Deportation Research Clinic: Toward a New Paradigm," Perspective on Politics 13, no. 3 (September 2015): 722-38 (PDF).
Friday, December 2, 2016
Thomas Dumm (Political Science, Amherst College)
"I Would Prefer Not To": Bartleby, Neo-liberalism, and the Great Refusal
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Recorded video (YouTube)

Brown bag lunch discussion
12 noon Curtin 939
Reading: Thomas L. Dumm, "Resignation," Critical Inquiry 25, no. 1 (Autumn 1998): 56-76.
All C21 events are free and open to the public
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