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Spring 2017 Humanities Forum

  • Lipitz Lecture: Anne Sarah Rubin

    Confederate Hunger: Food and Famine in the Civil War South
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    LIPITZ LECTURE Anne Sarah Rubin, Professor of History and Associate Director of the Imaging Research Center, UMBC Historians know that over the course of the American Civil War, the...
    Posted: January 20, 2017 3:25 PM
  • Daphne Harrison Lecture: Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress

    A Conversation About Digital Access
    Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    DAPHNE HARRISON LECTURE Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden will discuss the importance of the Library of Congress in the 21st century, especially in the digital age....
    Posted: January 20, 2017 3:21 PM
  • The Post-Andalusian Condition

    Islam and the Rise of the West
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Anouar Majid, Director of the Center for Global Humanities, Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications, and Professor of English at the University of New England In this lecture,...
    Posted: January 20, 2017 3:17 PM
  • MEMS Colloquium Lecture: ISIS and Cultural Cleansing

    Saving the Ancient and Medieval Treasures of Syria and Iraq
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    MEMS COLLOQUIUM LECTURE Michael D. Danti, Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Boston University; Consulting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania Museum; and Fellow of the Society of...
    Posted: January 20, 2017 3:13 PM
  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine

    Film Screening and Conversation
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Maurice Wallace, Associate Professor of English and Associate Director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American Studies, University of Virginia Maleda Belilgne, Assistant...
    Posted: January 20, 2017 3:06 PM
  • Myanmar: Perspectives on a Society in Transition

    Christina Fink, George Washington University
    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Christina Fink, Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, George Washington University Christina Fink, a cultural anthropologist and Professor of the Practice of International...
    Posted: January 19, 2017 12:50 PM