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.

February 1
Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Cherokee Writing, 1907–1970. Kirby Brown, English, and 2015–16 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.   

February 8
“After Work: Life in the Shadows of Capital in Bangladesh.” Lamia Karim, Anthropology, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.

Februrary 15
“‘The Cradle of Hope:’ African Americans, Haitian Sovereignty, and the Birth of Black Internationalism.” Leslie Alexander, History, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.

February 22
“The Medieval Person: Concepts of Self and Personhood in Late Medieval English Literature.” Katie Jo LaRiviere, PhD candidate, English, and 2018–19 OHC Dissertation Fellow.

March 1
“Scrambled Messages: Telegraphic Poetics and the New Atlantic Language.” Mayra Bottaro, Romance Languages, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow. 

March 8
“Spectacles of the Banal: Staging the Interior in Nabi Art and Fin-de-Siècle Theater.” Joyce Cheng, History of Art and Architecture, and 2018–19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.

March 15
Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics. Lynn Fujiwara, Ethnic Studies, and 2016–17 OHC Faculty Research Fellow.