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.

Winter 2020 schedule

January 17
Styling Blackness in Chile: Music and Dance in the Aftican Diaspora. Juan Eduardo Wolf, Ethnomusicology, and 2016–17 Faculty Research Fellow.

January 24
“The Hybris of Plants: Reinterpreting Philosophy Through Vegetal Life.” Joshua Kerr, Phd candidate, Philosophy, and 2019–20 Dissertation Fellow. 

February 7
“Worldly Muck: The Matter of Universality in English Renaissance Literature.” Brent Dawson, English, and 2019–20 Faculty Research Fellow. 

February 14
“Cohabitations: Sharing Churches after the Reformation.” David Luebke, History, and 2019–20 Faculty Research Fellow. 

February 21
“Middle Eastern American Theatre: A Polycultural Mosaic.” Michael Najjar, Theatre Arts, and 2019–20 Faculty Research Fellow. 

February 28
“Eugene Lesbian Oral History Project.” Judith Raiskin, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and 2019–20 Faculty Research Fellow.