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Guest Lunch Colloquia

Every Institute guest from our Artist in Residence program, Distinguished Harris Lecture and DIALOGUE Series offers a lunch colloquium during their visit to campus as a way to further introduce themselves to the Northwestern humanities community and discuss the previous night's lecture.

If you are interested in attending a particular colloquium please email us

Spring Quarter 2014



Christopher Cozier, AKIH Artist in Residence

"Interrogating Historical Caribbean Moments and Transcultural Themes"

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Winter Quarter 2014



S. Leo Chiang, AKIH Artist in Residence

"The Pursuit of Intimacy"

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Dialogue Series Lunch Colloquim

Vinay Lal, Associate Professor, Department of History, UCLA

Michael Patrick Lynch, Professor of Philosophy, University of Connecticut

"Knowing in the Age of the Virtual University"

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Fall Quarter 2013



John Neff, AKIH Artist in Residence

Chicago based multi-media artist will discuss his current work.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


John Cooper, Distinguished Harris Lecturer, Henry Putnam University Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University

"Ancient Philosophy as a Way of Life: Socrates"

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Kaplan Scholars Program

Are you an incoming freshman? Check out our Kaplan Humanities Scholars Program, a year-long investigation of the overarching theme "Humanities in the World"

Upcoming Institute Events

Darlene Clark Hine, "The Black Chicago Renaissance." Evanston Northwetern Humanities Lecture Series
April 24, 20147:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hot Off The Press with Prof. Sarah Sharma
May 1, 20144:30 PM - 6:00 PM


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Important Institute Deadlines

Fall 2014 Co-Sponsorship Application Deadline: Friday, October 3rd, 2014.

2014-2015 Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate Affiliate Application Deadline: Friday, April 18th, 2014.

2014-2015 Research Workshops Application Deadline: Friday, May 2nd, 2014.

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March 17, 2014