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Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome
Mark Bradley, University of Nottingham

Obesity, Corpulence, and Emaciation in Roman Art

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

Opera
Katharina Piechocki, Harvard University

Solemn Sex: Ottaviano Castelli’s Roman Opera Production for the Birth of Louis XIV (1638)

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 5:00pm

Arts and Ideas

Medieval Africa Conference

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 9:00am

Musics Abroad
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, College of Holy Cross

Reconstructing a Turkish Identity in Boston: Mehter, Byzantine Music, Jazz, and More

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

Gender and Sexuality
Nan Hunter, Georgetown Law School

The Conflict Between LGBT Equality and Religious Liberty

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 5:00pm

Modern Greek Literature and Culture
Kostas Lavdas, Tufts University

A Juncture of Stateness: Political Challenges and the Eurocrisis in Southern Europe

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 6:00pm

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar on Violence and Non-Violence

In Our Time: The Great War at 100

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 9:30am

American Literature and Culture
Gene Jarrett, Boston University

Agency, Literacy, Slavery: The Limits of African American Literary Studies

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

History of the Book
Daniel Shore, Georgetown University

Cyberformalism and the Philology of Things, 1557-1798

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 5:00pm

Cognitive Theory and the Arts
Karen Wynn, Yale University

On the Moral Life of Infants

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm

Modern Greek Literature and Culture
Robert Pinsky, Boston University

Robert Pinsky on C. P. Cavafy

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

Opera
Brigid Cohen, New York University

Yoko Ono’s Fluxus Operas

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

Victorian Literature and Culture
Marah Gubar, MIT

Talk Title TBA

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Shakespearean Studies
Yu Jin Ko, Wellesley College

MOOC Ado About Nothing

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:30pm

Modern Greek Literature and Culture
Nikos Passas, Northeastern University & International Anti-Corruption Academy, Vienna

Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Greece: Lessons Learned from the Global Community and the Need for a Strategic Approach

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Cognitive Theory and the Arts
Sean Kelly, Harvard University

Techne, Technology, and Truth from Aristotle to Foucault

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 7:00pm

American Literature and Culture
Joseph Rezek, Boston University

What are the Standard Novels? Thoughts on Richard Bentley’s Transatlantic Editions

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm

History of the Book
Joseph Rezek, Boston University

What are the Standard Novels? Thoughts on Richard Bentley’s Transatlantic Editions

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm

Gender and Sexuality

Symposium

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:00am

Civilizations of Ancient Greece and Rome
Stephen Harrison, Oxford University

Talk Title TBA

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 4:00pm

Opera
Emily Richmond-Pollock, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Re-opening of the Munich Opera House and Werner Egk’s Die Verlobung in San Domingo

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 5:00pm

Victorian Literature and Culture
Debra Gettelman, College of the Holy Cross

Talk Title TBA

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

Modern Greek Literature and Culture
Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University

What Does the Greek Civil War Tell Us About Ongoing Civil Wars?

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:00pm

History of the Book
Giora Sternberg, University of Oxford

Manipulating Information in the Ancien Régime: The View from the Provinces

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:00pm

Eighteenth-Century Studies
Giora Sternberg, University of Oxford

Manipulating Information in the Ancien Régime: The View from the Provinces

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:00pm

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