Seminar Calendar

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

Obesity, Corpulence, and Emaciation in Roman Art

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

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

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

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

Brigid Cohen, New York University

Yoko Ono’s Fluxus Operas

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 5:00pm