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Past Faber Events

May 20, 2021 · 4:30 pm · Zoom

Faber Lecture: Encumbrance

Cameron Rowland, artist


March 2, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

The Porcelain Industry Confronts the Vulgar Question of Money

Suzanne Marchand, Louisiana State University


November 18, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · Virtual

The Art of Glassmaking and the Nature of Stones

Sven Depré, Utrecht University; University of Amsterdam


April 29, 2020 · 4:30 pm ·

CANCELED: IHUM Faber Lecture: Encumbrance

Cameron Rowland, artist


April 22, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

CANCELED: Faber Lecture: The Art and Nature of Glass: A Material in the History of Knowledge

Sven Dupré, Utrecht University; University of Amsterdam


April 22, 2020 · 1:30 pm2:50 pm · 010 East Pyne

Faber Lecture: The Italian Cinema of the New Millennium: The Case of La Grande Bellezza

Lorenzo Codelli, film critic; author; co-director of Cineteca del Friuli


April 8, 2020 · 4:30 pmApril 10, 2020 · 1:00 pm · Various

CANCELED: The Netherlands: Culture and Global History, 1500-1700


April 8, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 106 McCormick

CANCELED: Long Live Fashion, Down with Art: Surrealism in the Department Store

Natalya Lusty, University of Melbourne


April 7, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · East Pyne 010

CANCELED: Medieval Studies Faber Lecture: Fred Donner

Fred Donner, University of Chicago


March 26, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · TBD

CANCELED: Securitas: Embodied Concept

Michèle Lowrie, University of Chicago


March 25, 2020 · 4:30 pm · 245 East Pyne

CANCELED: Operation ‘Pushkin’: The White Russian Who Loved Poetry, Scammed the FBI, and Won Hitler’s Heart

Yuri Leving, Dalhousie University


February 10, 2020 · 4:30 pm6:30 pm · 010 East Pyne

Faber Lecture: Coral Psyches: Melville on Minds and Islands

Branka Arsic, Columbia University


December 9, 2019 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

Is Interpretation a Kind of Translation? Toward A Common Theory of Turbulence

Maxime Rovere, IHRIM, Lyon


December 5, 2019 · 12:00 pm1:30 pm · 1879 Hall, Tower Room

A Whole New Spinoza: Historical discoveries out of literary methods

Maxime Rovere, IHRIM, Lyon


December 3, 2019 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 105 Chancellor Green

Down with Influence! Proposals to Free the Humanities From an Empty Word

Maxime Rovere, Eberhard L. Faber Short-Term Visiting Fellow in the Humanities Council and the Department of French and Italian


October 14, 2019 · 4:30 pm · 010 East Pyne

The Waltz, the Cotillon, and the Hazards of Choice

Sophia Rosenfeld, University of Pennsylvania


April 16, 2019 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 010 East Pyne

The Politics of the Swarm

Page duBois, University of California San Diego


April 10, 2019 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 103 Scheide Caldwell

Literary Style and Theological Substance in the Homilies of Sophronios of Jerusalem

Jon Duffy, Harvard University


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