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Mon, 12/7 · 9:00 am-11:00 am · via Zoom

Arabic-script Documents and Economic Exchange in Medieval Egypt (800–1150)

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

Mon, 12/7 · 12:30 pm-1:30 pm · Webinar

To Translate Octavia Butler: Race, History, and Sci-Fi

Mona Kareem, writer, literary scholar, and Arabic-English literary translator

Program in Translation & Intercultural Communication

Tue, 12/8 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: Why Vegan? How to Eat Ethically

Peter Singer, UCHV; Andrew Chignell, Religion

Labyrinth Books; Princeton Public Library; The Center for Human Values; Humanities Council

Wed, 12/9 · 10:00 am-12:00 pm · via Zoom

Reading Session on Arabic-script Documents

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus

Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History

Wed, 12/9 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · virtual

An American Historikerstreit: Holocaust Representation and the Specter of Deconstruction

Jonathan Catlin, Department of History

Center for Collaborative History

Fri, 12/11 · 12:00 pm-1:30 pm · via Zoom

(Re-)Imagine all the peoples. Exegesis and ethnicity in the late Antique West

Gerda Heydemann, Freie Universität Berlin

Medievalists of Color; Program in Medieval Studies; Austrian Academy of Sciences; Institute for Advanced Study

Tue, 12/15 · 4:30 pm-5:30 pm · via Zoom

Book Talk: The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

Lynne V. Cheney, American Enterprise Institute; Allen C. Guelzo, Humanities Council and James Madison Program

James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions

Wed, 12/16 · 2:00 pm-3:15 pm · via Zoom

Race Before Modernity Book Club:Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Terence Keel, UCLA

Program in Medieval Studies; Humanities Council

February 4, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · TBD

Political Philosophy Colloquium

Benjamin Straumann, New York University

University Center for Human Values

February 5, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:30 pm · via Zoom

More than Just Mosaics: The Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Program in Archaeology and Archaeological Institute of America (AIA)

February 10, 2021 · 4:30 pm · via Zoom

Chasing Colonial Ghosts: South Korean Attempts to Bring Closure to Pro-Japanese Issues

Mark E. Caprio, Rikkyo University, Tokyo; Hallym University, South Korea

Program in East Asian Studies

February 16, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · via Zoom

“Objectivity” and the News: Reexamining Facts, Truth, and Fairness

Kimbriell Kelly, The Los Angeles Times; Carlos Lozada *97, The Washington Post; Gideon Rosen, Philosophy; Autumn Womack, African American Studies

Program in Journalism



March 24, 2021 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · via Zoom

Russia and Eurasia Workshop

Stephen Smith, Oxford University

Department of History

April 8, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · TBD

Political Philosophy Colloquium

Simone Chambers, University of California-Irvine

University Center for Human Values

April 9, 2021-April 10, 2021 · TBD

It was the Best of Times: A Conference for Deborah Nord

Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

April 13, 2021 · 4:30 pm-6:00 pm · via Zoom

2021 Meredith Miller Lecture

Cheryl Dunye, filmmaker

Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Cheryl Dunye

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