March 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Watts Lecture: "Thinking Water with Senegalese Visual Culture"

with Richard Watts (University of Washington, French & Italian)   Read More>
March 21, 2018 (All day) to March 23, 2018 (All day)

Conference: "Future Directions in Borges Studies"

with participation from Alberto Manguel, Maria Julia Rossi, Sylvia Saitta, German Alvarez, Mariela Bianco, Alfredo Alonso Estenoz, Laura Rosato Read More>
March 21, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Colloquium: "Making Energy Waste Visible: The Art of Coal Slurry & Ash"

Jacob Goessling (CMU, English) with a response from Ruth Mostern (History) Read More>
March 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: On Cold War Ruins: Transpacific Critique of American Justice and Japanese War Crimes (2016)

Lisa Yoneyama (University of Toronto, East Asian Studies and Women and Gender Studies) Learn more about Lisa here. Attendees who would like to have a copy of the book to read ahead of the colloquium should email Read More>
March 26, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Lecture: "Fertility Holidays: Global Journeys of Family Formation"

with Amy Speier (University of Texas at Arlington, Sociology & Anthropology) Read More>
March 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Panel: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Join us for a panel discussion on the book, featuring Larry Davis (Dean of the School of Social Work), Lisa Parker (Director of the Center for Health Law and Bioethics), and Elizabeth Pitts (Assistant Professor of English).   Read More>
March 28, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Follow the Photos: Anti-Fascism & Violence on the Latin American Margins of World War II"

Laura Gotkowitz (History) with responses from Paul Eiss (CMU, History) and Elizabeth Arkush (Anthropology) Read More>
March 28, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Lecture: "Hunger Artists: Zen Cooking, Mindful Eating, & Consumer Culture"

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley (Ohio State University, Comparative Studies) Read More>
March 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Lecture: "Against a Cloistered Virtue: Poems for Peace and Justice in the Age of Trump"

Philip Metres Professor of English, Director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Program John Carroll University    Poster available here. Read More>
March 29, 2018 (All day) to March 30, 2018 (All day)

International Symposium: John Beverley: "The Urgency of Latin Americanism in Times of Conflicting Globalization"

Flier here. Read More>
March 29, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: “Nation, Partition, and the Linguistic Imaginary: The Curious Case of Judeo-Arabic”

Ella Shohat (New York University) Read More>
March 29, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lecture: "On Orientalist Genealogies: The Split Arab / Jew Figure Revisited"

Ella Shohat (Cultural Studies, New York University) Read More>
March 30, 2018 (All day) to March 31, 2018 (All day)

Conference: "Race & Empire in Global Music History, 1500-1800"

with a keynote address by Edda Fields-Black and participation from Olivia Bloechl, Rogerio Budasz, Hyun Kyong Chang, Sarah Eyerly, Glenda Goodman, Bonnie Gordon, Lester Hu, Pedro Memelsdorff, Walter Mignolo, Julia Prest, Katherine Schofield, Gabriel Solis, Makoto Harris Takao, Kate van Orden, Molly Warsh, and Emily Wilborne Read More>
April 2, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

The Pittsburgh Digital Frankenstein Project: Reassembling Textual Bodies

Presenters: Elisa Beshero-Bondar (Director, Center for the Digital Text and Associate Professor of English, Pitt-Greensburg) Rikk Mulligan (Digital Scholarship Strategist, Carnegie Mellon University) Jon Klancher (Professor of English, Carnegie Mellon University) Read More>
April 3, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Computational Method and the Critique of Race: Racial Difference and the US Novel at Scale, 1880-2000

Richard So (Humanities Center Early Career Residential Fellow) and Hoyt Long (University of Chicago, East Asian Languages and Civilizations)   Read More>