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Fifth Annual Byzantine Postdoctoral Fellowship Workshop: “Settlement, Space, and Society in Rural Byzantium”

Each year, our Byzantine Studies Program offers a workshop with the year’s Byzantine Studies Postdoctoral Fellow. This year’s workshop, “Settlement, Space, and Society in...

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Writing Names and Ancestors

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance presents “Writing Names and Ancestors: Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint and Orlando White in conversation with Azareen Van der Vliet...

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To Exorcise the Fear of War

To Exorcise the Fear of War: Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin in conversation with Sinan Antoon. Join us on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. Abdelaziz Baraka...

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Virtual Workshop: Toppling Statues & Bridging Histories

The iconic toppling of Edward Colston’s statue by anti-racist protesters in Bristol sent headlines around the world in June 2020. How was the fall of Colston’s statue viewed...

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Deadly Letters: Plague, Banditry, and Heresy in Early Modern Mail

The Center for Italian Studies is pleased to host a lecture by Professor Rachel Midura of Virginia Tech University titled “Deadly Letters: Plague, Banditry, and Heresy in Early...

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Merging Urban Planning and Architecture in Theory, Teaching, and Practice

The inseparable relation of urban design and architecture is the one focus of Markus Tubbesings Chair at the University of Potsdam. He will present and discuss his latest...

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The 2022 Laura Shannon Prize with Pamela Cheek: “The Literary ‘Me Too’ of the 18th Century: Women’s Writing and the Capital of Virtue”

How did eighteenth-century Western European literature explore and exploit sexual assault? And what happened when women wrote about it? This talk examines the literary innovation...

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Historic Preservation: The Overlooked Climate Imperative

Join us and Carl Elefante as he presents the Michael Christopher Duda Center Lecture. His talk will focus on viewing the global climate challenges through the lenses of...

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Along the Silk Road: Interdisciplinary archaeology research at the Medieval City of Samshvilde, South Caucasus, Republic of Georgia

The Medieval Institute and the Department of Anthropology are pleased to present a lecture by David Berikashvili, Professor in the Department of Archeology, Anthropology and Art...

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Virtual Slow Look

Join us on Zoom for a slow look at Georges Rouault’s Death Took Him as He Rose from His Bed of Nettles [La mort l’a pris comme il sortait du lit d’orties]. We’ll use tools...

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Urban Design and New Traditional Building Technologies

As part of the Nortman Lecture Series and the Urbanism and Architecture: A New German Synthesis Series, Berlin architect Thomas Albrecht joins us to talk about traditional...

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Italian Research Seminar: Jessica L. Harris (St. John’s University): ‘Permettereste a vostro figlio di sposare Lola?’: Latent Fascism, American Culture, and Blackness in Postwar Italy

The end of the Second World War marked a new beginning for Italy as the country sought to transition from Fascism to a modern, industrialized Republic, distancing itself from the...

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