Seminar Calendar

Cultural and Humanitarian Agents
Nandita Das, Harvard University

The Role of Arts in Social Change

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:00pm

Modern Greek Literature and Culture

Et in Arcadia Ego: Gregory Markopoulos and the American Avant-garde Cinema

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:00pm

China Humanities
Alfreda Murck, China Institute, New York

Creating and Discarding Symbols: The Case of Mao Zedong’s Golden Mangoes

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

Art, Popular Culture, and Civic Life
Roundtable Discussion

Commodifying Culture: Has Market Thinking Invaded the Arts?

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

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

Sindhumathi Revuluri, Harvard University

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

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 5:00pm

Michaela Bronstein, Harvard University

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

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:00pm