Work-in-Progress and Books-in-Print talks

Talks by humanities faculty and graduate students on their current research or recently published books. All talks take place on Fridays at noon in the OHC Conference Room, 159 PLC (unless noted otherwise). These are free and open to the public. Brown-bag lunches are welcome. Seating is limited, so early arrival is recommended.

Spring 2020 schedule

April 24
Only at Comic-Con: Hollywood, Fans, and the Limits of Exclusivity. Erin Hanna, Cinema Studies.

May 1
“Embodying Isis: Egyptian Religion and the Negotiation of Greekness.” Lindsey Mazurek, History

May 8
“How Should a Communist Grieve?: Ba Jin’s Revolutionary Mourning.” Roy Chan, East Asian Languages and Literatures 

May 29
“Memory and Erasure of Settler Violence in Early Oregon, 1848–1928.” Marc Carpenter, PhD candidate, History 

June 5
“What IF there are no individuals? Microbial biology and environmental ethics.” Nicolae Morar, Philosophy and Environmental Studies