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Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome
Armand D'Angour, Jesus College, Oxford University

What Do We Mean by Ancient Greek Music?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4:00pm

Architecture and Knowledge

Teaching, Writing, History: A Conversation with Neil Levine

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 5:00pm

Eighteenth-Century Studies
Lawrence Lipking, Northwestern University

Patching the 18th-Century Canon: The Many Lives of the Norton Anthology of English Literature

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:00pm

Cognitive Theory and the Arts
Josh McDermott, MIT

Cultural and Acoustic Insights into Aesthetic Responses to Sound

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

Opera
Sindhumathi Revuluri, Harvard University

Tan Dun's The First Emperor and the Expectations of Exoticism

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 5:00pm

Modernism
Michaela Bronstein, Harvard University

Mirrors Can Only Lie: James, Baldwin, and the Afterlives of Character

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Buddhist Studies Forum
Jay Garfield, Smith College

Talk Title TBA

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 4:30pm

Ludics
Zoa Alonso Fernández, Harvard University

Ludi, Ludic, Ludicrous: Choreographing Rome from Spartacus to Caligula

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 6:30pm

Victorian Literature and Culture
James Buzard, MIT

"He Can't Bear His Name": David Copperfield and the Thresholds of Modernity

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00pm

Eighteenth-Century Studies
Drummond Bone, Balliol College, Oxford

Byron and the Margins of Romanticism: The Women of Don Juan's English Cantos

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:15pm

Musics Abroad
Marvin Dale Sterling, Indiana University

"Yellow Choice": Race, Dancehall Reggae, and the Staging of Authenticity Among Japanese Cultural Migrants in Kingston, Jamaica

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Shakespearean Studies
Erika Boeckeler, Northeastern University

Q1 Hamlet: Playfull Typography

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 5:30pm

American Literature and Culture
Murray Forman, Northeastern University

Old Flow: Negotiating Age and Aging in Hip-Hop

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

German Studies
Judith Ryan, Harvard University

Hermann Broch and the Beginnings of Modern Kulturwissenschaft

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm

Gender and Sexuality
Kevin Cathcart, Lambda Legal Defense

HIV Discrimination and Criminalization

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

Visual Representation, Materiality, and Medium
Paul Galvez, Wellesley College

Gustave Courbet and the Poetics of Matter

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

Cognitive Theory and the Arts
Joshua D. Greene, Harvard University

How Does the Brain Construct Complex Thoughts?

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:00pm

History of the Book
David Henkin, University of California, Berkeley

Hebdomadal Form, Hebdomadal Forms: Diaries, News, and Weekly Rhythms in Nineteenth-Century America

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Modern Greek Literature and Culture
Yannis Evrigenis, Tufts University

Context and Canon: The Case of Hobbes's Aristotle

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:00pm

Modernism
Samuel Alexander, Endicott College

Middletown, U.S.A.: Social Science and Modernist Form in Dos Passos's Trilogy

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:00pm

Rethinking Translation
Valzhyna Mort, Cornell University

In the Mood for Language

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:15pm

Opera
Arthur Groos, Cornell University

"In the River Rhine?”: Das Rheingold as Musical Cosmogony

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 5:00pm

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