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Humanities Center Events

2014-2015

Event Date Time Location
24th Annual Phi Beta Kappa Fall LectureSeptember 16, 20146:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
Isabel Hull: 'Rethinking the First World War Through the Lens of International Law'September 19, 20145:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
Reading: 'A Journey with Two Poets of Color'October 7, 20145:30 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
Alice Bag: 'Violence Girl: A Chicana Punk Story from East L.A.'October 9, 20145:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
Allen Neff Memorial Poetry Reading Featuring D. NurkseOctober 30, 20145:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
English Research Seminar: Class with Dr. Brian McGrath, 'Lyric Yawns: Keats'November 4, 201411:00 amColeman Hall, 2011 4th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
English Research Lecture: 'Dead Men Running' presented by Dr. Brian McGrathNovember 4, 20146:00 pmWitters Conference Room (Room 4440)
English Research Seminar: Coffee and Cakes Discussion, 'Apostrophe, Animation, and Abortion'November 5, 20149:00 amWitters Conference Room, Room 4440
James Jones Lecture with Speaker Dan McMillanNovember 13, 20145:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
10th Annual Theatre Arts Research SymposiumNovember 17, 20147:00 pmLecture Hall, Room 1210, IL
Visiting Professor Joseph Carroll talks on Literary DarwinismNovember 20, 20143:30 pmColeman Hall, 2011 4th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
'The Historical Position of Literary Darwinism'November 20, 20146:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
Undue Burdens and Personal Responsibility: Literary Pregnancy and Abortion in the Post-Choice Decade in the United StatesJanuary 21, 20155:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920
Barbara King: 'How Animals Grieve'March 26, 20155:00 pmDoudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920

Humanities Center Events

2013-2014 "Authenticity"

Event Date Time Location
Islamic Gardens: The Meaning of BeautySeptember 4, 20135:00 pm
Interdisciplinary LunchesSeptember 10, 201311:30 am
Reading Group: Intelligent VirtueSeptember 16, 20134:30 pm
Interdisciplinary LunchesSeptember 18, 201312:00 pm
23rd Annual Phi Beta Kappa Fall Lecture - “Applied Bee-Nomics: Can Science Save the Honey Bee?”September 25, 20135:00 pm
What Does Columbus Day Mean Now?October 7, 20135:00 pm
Interdisciplinary LunchesOctober 8, 201311:30 am
Interdisciplinary LunchesOctober 16, 201312:00 pm
Interdisciplinary LunchesNovember 12, 201311:30 am
Interdisciplinary LunchesNovember 20, 201312:00 pm
Exhibition Opens - In the Light of the Darkness: A Photographer's Journey After 9/11January 11, 201410:00 am
'Muslim Journeys' Opening ProgramJanuary 29, 20147:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Book Discussion, 'The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, Islam'February 5, 20146:00 pm
'What About God?'February 9, 20144:30 pm
Pseudoscience: What Is It and Why Should We Care?February 10, 20145:00 pm
What Is Science?February 11, 20147:30 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Film Screening, 'Prince Among Slaves'February 12, 20147:00 pm
Acceptance of Evolutionary Science Within ReligionFebruary 12, 20147:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Book Discussion, 'Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction'February 19, 20146:00 pm
Exhibition Closes - In the Light of the Darkness: A Photographer's Journey After 9/11February 23, 201410:00 am
'Muslim Journeys': Film Screening, 'Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World'February 26, 20147:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Book Discussion, 'The Story of the Qur'an: Its History and Place in Muslim Life'March 5, 20146:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Student Research PresentationsMarch 19, 20146:00 pm
Digital Humanities and the Language of Citizenship in the 1891 Hurricane in the French AntillesMarch 25, 20147:00 pm
Workshop on Digital Humanities ResearchMarch 26, 201410:00 am
'The Last Walk: Caring for Our Animal Companions'March 26, 20145:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Book Discussion, 'The Art of Hajj'March 26, 20146:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Interfaith PanelApril 1, 20147:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Book Discussion, 'A Rumi Anthology'April 9, 20145:30 pm
History Department Annual Riccio LectureApril 9, 20147:00 pm
'Muslim Journeys': Panel Discussion, 'Women in Veil'April 15, 20147:00 pm

2012-2013 "Authenticity"

Event Date Time Location
Piedra Roja LectureSeptember 18, 20126:30 pm
Places of Myth and Memory SymposiumNovember 13, 20125:00 pm
Lions in Winter 2013: Novelist Jaimy GordonJanuary 25, 20137:00 pm
Lions in Winter 2013: On Writing and Reading, Genre Workshops, and Editors PanelJanuary 26, 20139:00 am
Lions in Winter 2013: New and Emerging Writers ReadingJanuary 26, 20137:00 pm
Harriet Washington on Medical EthicsFebruary 20, 20135:00 pm
Teofilo Ruiz on the Terror of HistoryMarch 18, 20135:00 pm
'The Existence of God: The Simple Argument that Changed the Mind of a Long-Time Atheist'April 8, 20135:00 pm