Lunch Colloquia

photo of Christina Kiaer presenting at LQ



Wednesdays, Noon - 1:30 pm
Kaplan Humanities Institute, 1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 1-200 (ground floor).

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

Spring 2016

April 6 - Artist in Residence
"Moving Through: Recent Work by Brendan Fernandes"
Brendan Fernandes

April 13
Sianne Ngai, Professor of English, Stanford

April 20 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"Religion and Global Politics Beyond Freedom and Violence"
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science

April 27 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"Open TV: Developing Art and Community-Based Networked Television"
Aymar Jean Christian, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies

May 4
"The 'Monograph' in the Age of the Internet: A Progress Report on a Mellon Foundation Initiative"
Donald Waters, Senior Program Officer for Scholarly Communications,
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

May 11 - Postdoctoral Fellow 2015-16
"Dru Drury's Collection and Eighteenth-Century Entomology in Practice"
Sheila Wille, Andrew Mellon Fellow in Environmental Humanities

May 18 - Library Fellow 2015-16
"Modibo Keita’s L’Enfant Sarakolle: Students as Ethnographers in Colonial French West Africa"
Marcia Tiede, Area Studies Cataloger (Africana), Dept. of Metadata and Discovery Services, Northwestern University Library

Past Quarters

Winter 2016

January 27 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"The Development of Roman Intercommunity Trade: Institutional Continuity and Change"
Taco Terpstra, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Classics

February 3 - Visiting Scholar
"Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War"
Ari Kelman, Professor of History, Penn State University

February 10 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"Tug of War: Confronting the Imperial Presidency, 1966-1992"
Michael Allen, Associate Professor, Dept. of History

February 17 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"Hegel and the Logic of Self-Constitution"
Mark Alznauer, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Philosophy

February 24
Peter Erickson, Visiting Resident Scholar
Kevin Boyle, Honorary Fellow

March 9
New Faculty Chat
with Mark McClish (Religious Studies), Mi-Ryong Shim (Asian Languages and Cultures) and Kelly Wisecup (English)

Fall 2015

September 23 - Welcome Lunch Colloquium

October 7 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"Sexual Health as Buzzword: Histories of Emergence and Politics of Proliferation"
Steven Epstein, Professor, Dept. of Sociology; John C. Shaffer Professor in the Humanities

October 21 - Postdoctoral Fellow 2015-16
"The Little Database: A Poetics of Digital Formats"
Danny Snelson, Andrew Mellon Fellow in Digital Humanities

October 28 - Faculty Fellow 2015-16
"An Aesthetics of Anti-racism: African-Americans in Soviet Visual Culture"
Christina Kiaer, Associate Professor, Dept. of Art History

November 11 - Postdoctoral Fellow 2015-16
Amanda Graham
, Andrew Mellon Fellow in Dance Studies