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Fukushima and Nagasaki: Our film ties them together, as their links have become dangerously clearer.  Sakue Shimohira was ten years old and hiding in a Nagasaki shelter when the nuclear bomb dropped on August 9, 1945. She survived and has dedicated her life to making sure that what happened to her will never happen to […]


The Art History Program, in conjunction with the Center for Humanities, the College of Letters, and Romance Studies, is pleased to announce a the following guest lecture and seminar: “Impressionism and the Industrialization of Time”   By André Dombrowski, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 6:30p.m. 41 Wyllys Avenue, […]

CHUM Lecture Tonight at 6 p.m.

   MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, November 26 6 p.m. Russell House   Tom Boellstorff Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine In this talk, I conduct a meta-analysis of my research in Indonesia and in virtual worlds, as well as the research of a number of other scholars, to address questions of temporality, repetition, […]

 MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, November 12 6 p.m. Russell House   LISA COHEN Assistant Professor of English, Wesleyan University Lisa Cohen reads from work in progress, a multi-genre project about the temporalities of friendship, illness, grief, and activism in the context of the AIDS crisis. A book in three parts and three genres, it […]

Cherríe Moraga November 7,  8pm Woodhead Lounge (Exley Science Center) Come listen to Cherríe Moraga, one of the most influential figures in Chicana/o, feminist, queer, and indigenous activism and scholarship, talk about her new book A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness! Co-Sponsored by Ajúa Campos,  Office of Diversity and Institutional Partnerships,American Studies Department, Caribbean Student Association, […]

Amy Hollywood, “Apophasis and Ecstasy, at the Limits of Gender” Thursday, November 8, 4:15 p.m.   Downey House 113 Light refreshments will be served.   Sponsored by the certificate in Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory Christian women write, and they write about religion. This might seem unexceptional, yet the fact that women have written over the course […]

Evelyn Lamb:  “From Science to Writing”               Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012     4:15pm       311 Allbritton Evelyn Lamb is a freelance science writer with a Ph.D. in math.  Or maybe she’s a mathematician who does freelance writing on the side.  She talks about her start in writing and how to incorporate writing into your career as a scientist or […]

 MONDAY NIGHT LECTURE SERIES Monday, November 5 6:00 p.m. Russell House  AMY TANG Assistant Professor of English and American Studies, Wesleyan University This talk explores the concept of trauma and the cultural work it performs in Asian American Studies. While trauma provides a powerful language for exploring how histories of colonialism, imperialism, and racism continue […]

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