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. These are free and open to the public. Brown-bag lunches are welcome. Seating is limited, so early arrival is recommended.

April 5
“A Century of Failures: History, Ethics, and Malaria in Zanzibar, 1900–2016.” Melissa Graboyes, Clark Honors College, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.    

April 12
“Modernist Debates over Trans/Nationalism, Race, and the Countryside: A Nordic Case Study.” Iida Pöllänen, PhD candidate, Comparative Literature, and 2018–19 OHC Disssertation Fellow.

April 19
“The Experimental Century: Curating the Early German Enlightenment.” Vera Keller, History, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.

April 26
“Inventing America in Baroque Italy: Columbus, Vespucci, and “New World” Epic.” Nathalie Hester, Romance Languages, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.

May 3
“Unfinished Translation: Writing Modernism Before the Pacific Century.” Tze-Yin Teo, Comparative Literature, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.  

May 10
The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity. Sharon Luk, Ethnic Studies.

May 24
“(Un)veiling the Everyday: Nabi Painting and Symbolist Theater in 1890s Paris.” Joyce Cheng, History of Art and Architecture, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.

May 31
World War One, American Literature, and the Federal State. Mark Whalan, English, 2016–17 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.