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Fall 2017 Humanities Forum

  • Show Me Your Papers: The Political Cartoons of Lalo Alcaraz

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Lalo Alcaraz, visual and media artist/writer  The political cartoonist and film & TV writer, Lalo Alcaraz, will explore his history as an editorial cartoonist and creator of the first...
    Posted: July 20, 2017 12:54 PM
  • MEMS Colloquium Lecture: Harmonious Monk

    Martin Luther and His Reformation through Music
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Christopher Boyd Brown,  Associate Professor of Church History, Boston University Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown and UMBC’s Camerata and Collegium Musicum will present an...
    Posted: June 28, 2017 3:06 PM
  • Ancient Studies Week

    Life, Love, and Law in Classical Athens
    Monday, October 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Victoria Wohl, Professor of Athenian Literature and Culture, University of Toronto Pericles’ Citizenship Law defined an Athenian citizen as the child of an Athenian...
    Posted: June 28, 2017 1:35 PM
  • Webb Lecture: The Changing Face of Modern War

    Chemical Weapons and Civilian Bodies in the Aftermath of WWI
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Susan R. Grayzel, Professor of History, Utah State University Lethal chemical warfare entered the modern era in 1915. Denounced as horrific, nonetheless all sides participating in the war...
    Posted: July 20, 2017 12:58 PM
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecture

    The Contemporary African Immigrant Communities in the US
    Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Toyin  Falola, Professor of History, Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities, and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas, Austin Many citizens of...
    Posted: July 20, 2017 1:02 PM
  • Nuclear Pain and Humanitarian Photography

    Morizumi Takashi, the Gulf Wars, and Fukushima
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Julia Adeney Thomas, Associate Professor of History, University of Notre Dame Can photography help us see suffering and end nuclear destruction? Linking three moments of atomic calamity – the...
    Posted: June 28, 2017 1:46 PM
  • The Mark Rice Collection

    The Homo-Erotics of Photography after Stonewall
    Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    James Smalls, Professor of Visual Arts, Affiliate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, and Affiliate Professor of Africana Studies, UMBC This talk considers the social, cultural, and...
    Posted: July 20, 2017 12:50 PM