Humanities Events at OSU

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Creative responses to the Covid Crisis from OSU's Arts and Humanities Departments (not exhaustive: listings updated frequently):

Origins (OSU History): Pandemics Past, Present and Future

Slavic and East European: Notes from the Field Blog

English Dept Book Club

Humanities in Medicine: Arts Resources

 

What's bringing you joy? 

We asked our colleagues what they've turned to or discovered on line while under lockdown. Here's what they recommend:

Poets.Org: Shelter in Poems

Ann Hamilton and Bill Frisell, ONEEVERYONE (Ohio)

Guggenheim Museum Works & Process: Jamar Roberts, Cooped

Full Pink Moon: Opera Povera, by Pauline Oliveiros

Prince and the Revolution LiveStream

Bolero Julliard

 

 

 

 

 

2020-2021 Humanities Events at OSU

August | September | October | November | December | January | February | March | April | May

August 2020

August 27, 4:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.

Career Diversity Virtual Roundtable
Register here
Sponsored by Humanities Without Walls

September 2020

September 2, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

September Book Club: Little Women
Online Registration 
Sponsored by the Department of English

September 10, 9:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.

VIRTUAL SÕL-CON: The Brown, Black, & Indigenous Comics Expo: The Graduate Symposium
Synchronous Zoom Webinar
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

September 11, 9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.

Andean and Amazonian Indigenous Arts and Humanities: Our Unlearning Hour
Zoom Meeting
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Protuguese

September 11, 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

VIRTUAL SÕL-CON: The Brown, Black, & Indigenous Comics Expo: The Expo Day
Synchronous Zoom Webinar
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

September 11, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

“Recaptive Shipmate Journeys through the Carceral Spaces of the U.S. Slave Trade Suppression”
Zoom Webinar--more info here 
Sponsored by the Department of History, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for Historical Research, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

September 12, 12:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

VIRTUAL SÕL-CON: The Brown, Black, & Indigenous Comics Expo: SOL-CON in the Community
Pre-Recorded Video Premieres
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

September 15, 7:00p.m.

Virtual Book Launch: A Ritchie Boy by Linda Kass
Zoom
Sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies

September 18, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

"The Current State of Democracy in Russia" - Gerald Easter, Political Science, Boston College
Zoom Webinar
Sponsored by the Department of History

September 18, 4:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.

Workshop - MedRen Digital Resources for Teaching and Research
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

September 21, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

September 22, 10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.

Society of Fellows Graduate Workshop | COVID-19: Viral Racism
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

September 23, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Digital Dialogue One | Human Rights Pasts and Futures: Pandemics, Racism and Colonialism
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

September 24, 10:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.

Society of Fellows Graduate Workshop | Transnationalizing Pandemic Rhetorics
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

September 24, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

September 25, 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

A Virtual Afternoon with CFS
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

September 26, 1:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.

EASC Event: Talk Back to the Pandemic: Innovations in Teaching East Asian Cultures and Literatures
Zoom
Sponsored by the East Asian Studies Center

September 28, 4:00p.m.

Lectures in Musicology, Alex E. Chávez, University of Notre Dame: "Verses and Flows: Migrants Lives and the Sounds of Crossing"
Zoom
Sponsored by the School of Music

October 2020

October 1, 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Society of Fellows Graduate Workshop | Decolonialization and Abolition in the Now
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

October 1, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 2, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

“The Current State of Democracy in the United Kingdom” - Miles Taylor, History, York University    
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of History

October 3, 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.

Performing Ourselves, Performing our Histories
Facebook 
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

October 3, 4:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.

Joshua Calhoun (U. Wisconsin-Madison) - "'Mark but This Fungi': Legibility, Interdisciplinarity, and Labor"
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 7, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

October Book Club: Song of Solomon
Online Registration
Sponsored by the Department of English

October 8, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 9, 2:20p.m. - 3:40p.m.

Identidad y Pacha Workshop in Spanish – Spanish Dept. Colloquium Series
Invitation link coming soon for virtual workshop
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese

October 9, 3:55p.m. - 5:15p.m.

Virtual Colloquium by Chris Kennedy (Chicago)
Zoom 
Sponsored by the Department of Linguistics

October 9, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

"Slaves of the State: Black Women and Prison Labor in the Post-Civil War South." 
Zoom Webinar--more info here 
Sponsored by the Department of History, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for Historical Research, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

October 12, 12:00p.m. - 12:30p.m.

Indigenous Peoples' Day: A Conversation
Zoom
Sponsored by College of Arts and Sciences

October 13, 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.

AD Coffee Hour
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

October 15, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 19, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

October 20, 10:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.

Society of Fellows Graduate Workshop | Disability and State Violence
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

October 21, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Digital Dialogue Two | Disability, Sexuality and Human Rights
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

October 22, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 23, 3:55p.m. - 5:15p.m.

Virtual Colloquium by Sonja Lanehart (Arizona)
Zoom 
Sponsored by the Department of Linguistics

October 23, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Meet-n-Greet w/ Visiting Professor, Dr. Mary Hufford
Zoom, link TBD
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

October 26, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Michael Sharp (Editor at Cambridge University Press)
University Hall, 448
Sponsored by the Department of Classics

October 29, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

October 30, 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

A Virtual Afternoon with CFS
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

November 2020

November 4, 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.

AD Coffee Hour
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

November 4, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

November Book Club: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Online Registration
Sponsored by the Department of English

November 5, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

November 6, 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.

“Supremacy Unleashed: The Ongoing Erosion of Palestinian Citizenship in Israel”
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of History

November 12, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

November 16, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

November 18, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Digital Dialogue Three | Migrant Rights Within Empire, Art Activism and Democracy
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

November 19, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

November 26, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Old French Reading Group
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

December 2020

December 4, 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

A Virtual Afternoon with CFS
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

December 4, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

"Assessing Democratization from the Margins: Lessons from Africa’s Refugees and African Asylum Modalities"
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of History

December 8, 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.

AD Coffee Hour
Zoom
Sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies

December 10, 2:00p.m.

"The Cold War from the Margins: Socialist Bulgaria on the Global Cultural Scene," Theodora Dragostinova
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of History

December 16, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

December Book Club: Moby-Dick
Online Registration 
Sponsored by the Department of English

January 2021

January 11, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

January 13, 4:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.

January Book Club: A Farewell to Arms
Online Registration
Sponsored by the Department of English

January 22, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Lecture: “An Interview: Eyes in the Prize as Documentary and Document," Judy Richardson
Zoom Webinar--more info here 
Sponsored by the Department of History, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for Historical Research, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

February 2021

February 1, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Digital Dialogue Four | Post/Human Rights, Indigeneity and Environmental Justice
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

February 5, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Lecture: “Policing Black America: A Dialogue," Shannon King, Associate Professor of History, Fairfield University
and Carl Suddler, Associate Professor of History, Emory University
Zoom Webinar--more info here 
Sponsored by the Department of History, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for Historical Research, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

February 8, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

March 2021

March 5, 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Lecture:  “The Black Athlete: Politics and Protest in the Era of Black Lives Matter: A Dialogue”
Zoom Webinar--more info here 
Sponsored by the Department of History, Department of African and African American Studies, Center for Historical Research, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

March 8, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

March 8, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Digital Dialogue Five | Cultural Heritage, Colonialism and Human Rights
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

April 2021

April 5, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Digital Dialogue Six | Human Rights Beyond Carceral Systems
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

April 6, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Society of Fellows Graduate Workshop | Migrant Crossings: Research as Praxis
Zoom
Sponsored by Global Arts and Humanities

April 12, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m.

Practice of the Profession Series 2020-21
Zoom
Sponsored by the Department of French and Italian

May 2021