Humanities Center Director: Thomas Wilson

Lecture Series for Spring, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017 • 4:10pm • Taylor Science Center 3024:

Kyoko Omori, "The Sound of Silents: Modern Japanese Film Cultures and Global Modernity"

Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literature


Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 4:10 pm • Taylor Science Center G027:

Jonathan Scott Holloway, "Memory and African-American History"

Edmund S. Morgan Professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies, and Dean of Yale College


Thursday, April 13, 2017 • 4:10 pm • Taylor Science Center G027:

David Nirenberg, "History as Revelation: the Case of Relations between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam"

Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of Social Thought, Medieval History, Middle East Studies; Member of the Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge; Dean of the Social Sciences Division, University of Chicago

Lecture Series for Fall 2016

Thursday, April 13, 2017 • 4:10pm • Taylor Science Center G027

Nhora Serrano, "Editorializing the Columbian Exchange"

Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing, Hamilton College

Monday, October 10, 2016, 4:10 • Taylor Science Center 3024 Classroom

Jane Tylus, "Saying Goodbye to Mary: Leavetaking in Renaissance Art and Literature"

Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, Faculty Director of the Center for the Humanities at NYU

October 27, 2016 • 4:10 pm • Taylor Science Center G027 Kennedy Auditorium


Memory and Identity Lecture Series, 2015-16

Our visitors for this series include:

Rhodessa Jones

Jill Lepore (David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History, Harvard University)

Dominick LaCapra (Emeritus Professor of History and Comparative Literature, Cornell University)

Melanie Hawthorne (Texas A & M University)

Rebecca (Becko) Copenhaver (Lewis and Clark College)

Keijiro Suga

Fall 2017

Leila Ahmed (Harvard Divinity School), Muslim Women’s Identity

Speakers from Hamilton College include:

Alex Plakias (Philosophy)

Maria Willstedt (Hispanic Studies)

Azriel (Azi) Grysman (Psychology)

Mark Cryer  (Theatre)

Peter Rabinowitz (Literature and Creative Writing)

Zhuoyi Wang (East Asian Languages and Literature)

Jane Springer (Literature and Creative Writing):  Reading of works (related to Memory and Identity)  Brown Bag

Martine Guyot-Bender (French)