Humanities Events at OSU

2018-2019 Humanities Events at OSU

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August 2018

August 30, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Predrag Matejic - "A Tale of Survival: The Archives and Library of the 20th-Century Icon Painter Pimen Sofronov"
165 Thompson Library
Co-sponsored by the Resource Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, the Center for Slavic and East European Studies, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and University Libraries

September 2018

September 11, 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Film Series: Hamlet (1964)
455 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

September 14, 2:15 p.m.
Julio Vélez Sainz (Madrid): "Teatroro.com: A Diachronic Mapping of Spanish Theater"
255 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

September 14, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monica Seger (William and Mary), "Stories to Save Lives: Environmental Toxicity and Narration in Two Italian Sites" (part of the Innovative Interdisciplinary Directions in Francophone, French, and Italian Studies Lecture Series)
046 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

September 14, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Richard Torrance (DEALL), "The Infrastructure of the Gods: Izumo in the Yayoi and Kofun Periods"
046 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Institute of Japanese Studies via U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to the OSU East Asian Studies Center, and by the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

September 14, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Robert Nelson (Yale University) - “Hagia Sophia Reframed from the Czar’s Village to Cleveland, Chicago, and San Francisco” (Keynote Address, "Hagia Sophia in the Long Nineteenth Century" Symposium)
014 University Hall
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Discovery Theme Initiative

September 15, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
"Hagia Sophia in the Long Nineteenth Century" Symposium
Ohio Union, Student-Alumni Council Room
Sponsored by the Department of Classics, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Discovery Theme Initiative

September 21, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio Traveling Exhibit - Opening Reception
Morris University Center, Shawnee State University, 940 Second Street, Portsmouth, Ohio, 45662
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies 

September 24, 5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
"An Introduction to Shinto and Gagaku: Japan's Traditional Religion and Music"
001 Jennings Hall
Sponsored by the Institute of Japanese Studies and University Libraries

September 26, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
No-No Boy Multimedia Concert
OSU Faculty Club, North Dining Room, Second Floor
Sponsored by the Asian American Studies Program 

September 28, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CFS Lunch
Folklore Archives, 218 Ohio Stadium
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies 

September 28, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Edwin Hill (USC), "Black Flânerie, or Wandering While Black in the City of Light" (part of the Innovative Interdisciplinary Directions in Francophone, French, and Italian Studies Lecture Series)
1025 McPherson Lab
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

September 28, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
CMRS Lecture Series: Misty Schieberle (Univ. of Kansas), "Rethinking Gender and Language in Stephen Scrope's Epistle of Othea"
070/090 18th Avenue Library
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and the Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association 

October 2018

October 8, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Center for Ethnic Studies Reading Group: Natalia Molina, How Race Is Made in America
Residence of Professor Namiko Kunimoto (Director, Asian American Studies)
Sponsored by the Center for Ethnic Studies

October 9, 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Film Series: Hamlet (1990)
455 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 14, 6:00 p.m.
Working Across Boundaries with Multiple Constituencies in Jerusalem: A Discussion with Dr. Simon Lichman, Director of the Centre for Creativity and Education in Cultural Heritage
Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Ave.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies, the Melton Center for Jewish Studies, the Middle East Studies Center, The Center for the Humanities in Practice, and the Mershon Center for International Security

October 15, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Listening to Puerto Rico
Ohio Union, Buckeye Room, Third Floor
Co-sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program, the Puerto Rican Student Association & SACNAS

October 17, 2:30 p.m.
Public Humanities Workshop: Writing for a Wider Audience
406 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Slavic Literature and Culture Forum (Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures)

October 19, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
"Books and Their Use[r]s" Symposium
202 Thompson Library
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 19, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Earle Havens (Johns Hopkins), "Using Montaigne: Lord William Howard's Reading Machine" (Keynote Address, "Books and Their Use[r]s" Symposium)
202 Thompson Library
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 20, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
"Books and Their Use[r]s" Symposium
202 Thompson Library
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 21, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Mann Conference: “Below the Line?” The Feuilleton and Modern Jewish Cultures
168 Dulles Hall
Sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies

October 22, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mann Conference: “Below the Line?” The Feuilleton and Modern Jewish Cultures
Ohio Union, Hays Cape Room (3rd floor)
Sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies

October 26, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Ac and Alt-Ac Professionalization
311 Denney Hall
Sponsored by the Department of English

October 26, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CFS Lunch
Folklore Archives, 218 Ohio Stadium
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

October 29, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CFS Fieldwork and Ethnography Panel
451 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies 

November 2018

November 1, 4:00 p.m.
Damon Berry (St. Lawrence U.), "Blood and Faith: Christianity in American White Nationalism" (part of the "Religion and Race" Symposium Series)
311 Denney Hall
Sponsored by the Religious Studies Roundtable, the Comparative Studies Graduate Student Group, and the Center for the Study of Religion

November 2, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Hakim Abderrezak (U. of Minnesota), "'The Refugee Crisis' and the Mediterranean Seametery" (part of the Innovative Interdisciplinary Directions in Francophone, French, and Italian Studies Lecture Series)
155 Jennings Hall
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

November 6, 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Film Series: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
455 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

November 26, 4:00 p.m.
CMRS Colloquium: Niamh J. O'Leary (Xavier U.)
455 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

November 26, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Screening and Discussion of I See Red People (2018)
014 Psychology Building
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

November 30, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
CFS Lunch
Folklore Archives, 218 Ohio Stadium
Co-sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies and the Department of Comparative Studies 

November 30, 4:00 p.m.
CMRS Lecture Series: Paul Strohm (Columbia)
18th Avenue Library Room 090
Sponsored by the Center for Medival and Renaissance Studies

November 30, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Working Group - Interdisciplinarity in Action: Collaborative Projects in the Arts and Humanities at OSU and Beyond (part of the Innovative Interdisciplinary Directions in Francophone, French, and Italian Studies Lecture Series)
132 Hale Hall
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

December 2018

December 4, 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Film Series: Hamlet 2 (2008)
455 Hagerty Hall
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

December 12, 2:00 p.m.

Streisand Strikes Back: Jewish Women in Comedy Today
Creekside at the Village
Sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies

December 12, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Inaugural Lecture Series: John Grinstead
Faculty Club ABCD Rooms
Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences

December 20, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Imagining Mary Queen of Scots with Dr. Chris Highley
Bexley Public Library
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

 

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