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Selected date: December 2, 2020
December 2, 2020 · 12:30 pm · via Zoom

Assommons les pauvres! A Conversation with Shumona Sinha

Shumona Sinha, poet and novelist


December 2, 2020 · 3:00 pm-4:20 pm · via Zoom

Collections as Data: Preserving Black Histories, Cultivating Black Futures

Jennifer Garcon, University of Pennsylvania; Amanda Henley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Synatra Smith, Philadelphia Museum of Art


December 2, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg

Hal Foster, Art and Archaeology; Yve Alain Bois, Institute for Advanced Study


December 4, 2020 · 2:00 pm-3:00 pm · Virtual

Before Zoom: Cinema, the Zoetrope, and other Optical Devices

Julie Mellby, Graphic Arts Curator


December 7, 2020 · 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


December 7, 2020 · 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


December 8, 2020 · 6:00 pm · Livestream

Book Talk: Why Vegan? How to Eat Ethically

Peter Singer, UCHV; Andrew Chignell, Religion


December 9, 2020 · 10:00 am-12:00 pm · via Zoom

Reading Session on Arabic-script Documents

Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus


December 9, 2020 · 12:00 pm-1:20 pm · virtual

An American Historikerstreit: Holocaust Representation and the Specter of Deconstruction

Jonathan Catlin, Department of History


December 11, 2020 · 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


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