(all events take place on Friday in the George Wells Knight House, 104 East 15th Ave., unless otherwise indicated)
Oct. 11 1:00 pm Cristobal Silva (Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University) “How to Name a Plague: The History of Yellow Fever in the Age of Epidemic”
Oct. 25 1:00 pm Patricia Arroyo-Calderón (PhD candidate, Spanish and Portuguese, OSU) “Taming the Social by Visualizing Society: The Politics of Exclusion and Representation in Latin American ‘Realista’ and ‘Costumbrista’ Literature”
Nov. 8 1:00 pm Carolyn Dean(Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz) “Colonial Things, Cosmopolitan Thinking”
Nov. 22 1:00 pm Elizabeth Hewitt (Associate Professor of English, OSU)
February 7 2:30 pm Claudia Happel (PhD candidate, Spanish and Portuguese, OSU) "It's Worth a Potosi: The Mountain and its Silver Mines as an Icon of Economic and Political Power"
February 21 3:00 pm Kathleen Donegan (Associate Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley) CMRS Lecture: “Things That Seemed Incredible: The Starving Time at Jamestown,” 090 18th Avenue Library
April 4 2:30 pm Tatiana Seijas (Assistant Professor of History, Miami University) "The Road of Empire: Covering the Distance between Mexico City and Santa Fe, 1540-1850"
April 18 2:30 pm Peter Coviello (Professor of English, Bowdoin College) "How the Mormons Became White: Polygamy, Indigeneity, Sovereignty" (co-sponsored by DISCO—The Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at OSU - and Sexuality Studies)