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Spring 2019 Humanities Forum

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  • Complaint as Diversity Work

    Joan S. Korenman Lecture
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Joan S. Korenman Lecture Sara Ahmed, independent feminist scholar and writer What can we learn about the workings of power from those who challenge power? This talk approaches complaint...
    Posted: November 30, 2018 10:57 AM
  • Race and Religion in the U.S.: Women Writers in Conversation

    Monday, March 4, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Samiya Bashir, poet Susan Muaddi Darraj, fiction writer Alia Malek, journalist and author Moderated by Mejdulene B. Shomali, Assistant Professor of Gender, Women’s, + Sexuality Studies,...
    Posted: November 30, 2018 10:38 AM
  • Zombies Speak Swahili

    Why Language Matters for Global Citizenship
    Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Daphne Harrison Lecture Jamie A. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Swarthmore College More and more universities are encouraging study abroad and global citizenship. But how...
    Posted: November 30, 2018 10:40 AM
  • The Case for Substantial Gun Control

    Evelyn Barker Memorial Lecture
    Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Evelyn Barker Memorial Lecture David DeGrazia, Elton Professor of Philosophy, George Washington University This talk will make the case that the U.S. needs stronger gun control...
    Posted: November 30, 2018 10:52 AM
  • Building a World that Includes Disability

    Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Professor of English and Bioethics, Disability Studies Scholar, Emory University What would a world be like if it fully welcomed and included people with...
    Posted: November 30, 2018 10:54 AM
  • Seeing the Unseen Landscape

    Lipitz Lecture
    Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Lipitz Lecture Dan Bailey, Professor of Visual Arts, UMBC In this talk, Dan Bailey considers human scale, perception, and natural landscape, which are central to his current work on...
    Posted: November 30, 2018 10:56 AM