2014-15 LQ      LUNCH COLLOQUIA

•  90 MINUTES OF INTERDISCIPLINARY DISCUSSION

 

•  CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH AND ART

 

         

Wednesdays, Noon - 1:30

NOTE: The Institute has moved to 1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 1-200 (ground floor)

 

If you are interested in attending a lunch colloquium, please email us.

 

 

Fall 2014

 

October 8 Welcome Lunch Colloquium

 

October 15 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

Anthony Chen, Assoc Professor, Dept of Sociology / Political Science

 

November 5 Dialogue Series Lunch Colloquium

"The Humanities in the Age of Ecological Catastrophe"

Timothy Morton, Rita Shea Guffey Chair, English, Rice University

Deborah Coen, Assoc Professor, History, Barnard College, Columbia University

 

November 12 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

Melissa Macauley, Assoc Professor, Dept of History

 

November 19 New Faculty Colloquium

"Interdisciplinary Conversations"

Corey Byrnes, Asst Professor, Dept of Asian Languages and Cultures

Erica Weitzman, Asst Professor, Dept of German

 

 

 

Winter 2015

 

January 14 New Faculty Colloquium

Sean Hanretta, Assoc Professor, Dept of History

 

January 21 Dialogue Series Lunch Colloquium

"Borderlands"

Keller Easterling, Professor, School of Architecture, Yale University

Ramón Saldivar, Professor, English and Comparative Studies, Stanford University

 

January 28 Artist in Residence Colloquium

TBA

 

February 4 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

"The Epistemology of Groups"

Jennifer Lackey, Professor, Dept of Philosophy

 

 

February 11 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

Alejandra Uslenghi, Asst Professor, Dept of Spanish and Portuguese

 

March 4 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

Angela Ray, Assoc Professor, Dept of Communication Studies

 

 

Spring 2014

 

April 15 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

Rebecca Johnson, Asst Professor, Dept of English / Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

 

April 22 New Faculty Colloquium

Jun Hu, Asst Professor, Dept of Art History

Shaundra Myers, Asst Professor, Dept of English

 

April 29 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

"American Expressionism on the Soviet Stage: O’Neill and Treadwell at the Moscow Kamerny Theatre”

Dassia Posner, Asst Professor, Dept of Theatre

 

May 6 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

Ana Aparicio, Assoc Professor, Dept of Anthropology / Latina / Latino Studies

 

May 20 2014-2015 Faculty Fellow

"Signal and Noise in the Art and Teaching of Ed Paschke"

Jason Nargis, Manuscript Librarian, Special Collections and Archives, Northwestern University Library

 

 

 

 


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