A Columbia University philosophy scholar will discuss global thought in a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, February 11.
Humanities Center News
A history professor will explore the effect of Islam on Christian Europeans—and by extension the West in general—during the next “Conversations and Cocktails” talk on Tuesday, February 2.
Fifteen teams comprising more than 100 students will compete in the seventh annual Tennessee High School Ethics Bowl on Saturday, January 23.
A renowned Asian studies scholar will discuss the origins of Chinese poetry in a lecture at UT on Thursday, January 14.
Juliet Walker, professor of history and founder and director of the Center for Black Business History, Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver a lecture titled “When Will All Black Economic Lives Matter? After 400 Years, 1619–2019, We Are Still at the Racial Bottom” at 3:30 p.m. in Hodges Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Illuminations: A Digital Humanities Seminar offers workshops, guest speakers, and presentations by UT’s digital scholars and is open to all faculty and graduate students. The seminar’s Friday, October 16, meeting is a workshop on using Omeka for digital scholarship projects.
Michele Salzman, a professor of history at the University of California, Riverside, will examine the downturn of ancient Rome in a UT Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture October 22.
Robert Darnton, the Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and librarian at Harvard University, will wrap up the Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture Series at on Wednesday, April 1, speaking about the future of books and libraries in today’s digital world.
Gail Hershatter, distinguished professor of history at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will focus on Chinese women, past and present, in a Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, March 25.
Stewart Shapiro, O’Donnell Professor of Philosophy at The Ohio State University, will speak about theories of the continuous on Friday, February 6, in the next Humanities Center Distinguished Lecture at UT.