Summer 2020

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
A faculty discussion on Albert Camus’ novel The Plague (La Peste) co-hosted with the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life.
For a recording of the webinar please click here.

Spring 2020

We regret that due first, to inclement weather, and then COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown, that our Spring 2020 events (below) had to be canceled. We will try to reschedule them for Spring 2021.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
Celebrating Women and Dance at Trinity
In honor of Judy Dworin, Katharine Powers, and Lesley Farlow, with Rebecca Papas.

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Lisa Paravisini-Gebert
Professor of Hispanic Studies in the Randolph Distinguished Professor Chair; Director of Environmental Studies, Vassar College

Thursday, April 2, 2020
John Jackson, Jr.
Walter H. Annenberg Dean of the School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Richard Perry University Professor, and faculty with the Center for Experimental Ethnography

Fall 2019

Thurs., Oct. 3, 12:15-1:15
David Grubbs, “Records Ruin the Landscape”
Professor of Music at Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, CUNY.  He is the author of Now that the Audience is Assembled and Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording (both Duke University Press).

Thurs., Oct. 31, 12:15-1:15
William Uricchio, “On Collective Wisdom”
Professor of Comparative Media Studies at MIT and Professor of Comparative Media History at Utrecht University; principal investigator of the MIT Open Documentary Lab.

Thurs., Nov. 7, 12:15-1:15
Geoff Sanborn, “Plagiarism and Pauline Hopkins”
Henry S. Poler ’59 Presidential Teaching Professor of English and author of Plagiarama! William Wells Brown and the Aesthetics of Attractions (New York: Columbia University Press)

Thurs., Dec. 5, 12:15-1:15
Ilan Stavans, Breaking Intellectual Boundaries: “Interrupting Myself”
Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities and Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. Author of Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language (Harper Collins).