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Spring 2020 Humanities Forum

  • Thinking Like a Caravan: The Current Migration Crisis

    Humanities Forum with Rachel Ida Buff
    Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Rachel Ida Buff, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Based on historical research as well as on-site experience at the border, this talk examines the current "crisis" of...
    Posted: January 13, 2020 10:11 AM
  • RESCHEDULED: Race for Profit

    Humanities Forum with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
    Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Rescheduled Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership Daphne Harrison Lecture Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African...
    Posted: February 13, 2020 9:27 AM
  • When Being Believed Is Not Enough

    Humanities Forum with Miranda Fricker
    Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    When Being Believed Is Not Enough: The Vice of Inferential Inertia Evelyn Barker Memorial Lecture Miranda Fricker, Presidential Professor of Philosophy, the Graduate Center, City...
    Posted: January 13, 2020 10:19 AM
  • Images and the Fight for Women’s Voting Rights in the US

    Humanities Forum with Allison K. Lange
    Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Allison K. Lange, Assistant Professor of History, Wentworth Institute of Technology For as long as women have battled for equitable political representation in America, those battles have...
    Posted: January 13, 2020 10:23 AM
  • Making Abolition Geographies

    Humanities Forum with Ruth Wilson Gilmore
    Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Making Abolition Geographies: Social Justice Organizing for Vulnerable Households, Workers, and Communities Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Director of...
    Posted: January 13, 2020 10:26 AM
  • Sounding Global: Radio and Transnational Modernism

    Humanities Forum with Jessica Berman
    Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Lipitz Lecture Jessica Berman, Professor of English and Director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities, UMBC In this talk, Jessica Berman explores the connections between radio and...
    Posted: January 13, 2020 10:29 AM