Matthew Jacobson, Professor of American Studies, History & African American Studies at Yale University will present a lecture "The Historian's Eye: Meditations on Photography, History, and the American Present" in Fairchild Martindale Library, 5th floor.
Alexander G. Weheliye, Professor of African American Studies at Northwestern University will present a lecture "Black Life--Schwarz-Sein" in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Doris Sommer is the Ira and Jewell Williams Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, where she is Founder and Director of Cultural Agents: Arts and Humanities in Civic Engagement. She is the author of Bilingual Aesthetics: A New Sentimental Education and editor of Cultural Agency in the Americas, both published by Duke University Press. The public lecture will be held in Sinclair Auditorium.
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research and Graduate Studies have provided additional funding to the Humanities Center for research grants in the Humanities.
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Lecture and discussion with filmmakers in the Roemmele Global Commons, Williams Hall.
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Sponsored by the Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative
Elizabeth Brake, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University will present a lecture "Love and the Law: Legal Support for Diverse Family Forms" in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Frank Waln and Tanaya Winder will present a lecture and performance Dream Warriors: Creating Pathways Through Poetry and Music in the Lamberton Hall Great Room.
Co-sponsored with the Associate Dean's Office for Interdisciplinary Programs, the Dialogue Center, Africana Studies, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Women's Center
Christopher Reed, Professor of English and Visual Culture at the Pennsylvania State University will present a lecture "'The Society of Buggers': The Bloomsbury Group as Queer Family" in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Ann Little, Associate Professor of History at Colorado State University will present a lecture on "The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright: Communities of Women in the Northeastern Borderlands" in the Roemmele Global Commons, Williams Hall.
Co-sponsored with the Gibson Institute for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Naomi Cahn, the Harold H. Greene Professor of Law at George Washington Law School, will present a lecture "The Multiple Meanings of Marriage Equality" on Thursday, February 4 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Co-sponsored with Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Health, Medicine and Society
Nayan Shah will present a lecture entitled "Intimacy, Estrangement and Transnational Ties" on Thursday, November 19 at 4:10pm in the Roemmele Global Commons, Williams Hall.
Nayan Shah is Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.
Co-sponsored with American Studies and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Please join us on Thursday, November 12 at 12 noon in the Humanities Center as Khurram Hussain, Assistant Professor of Religion shares the outcome of his Summer Faculty Research Grant "Can the Muslim Speak?".
C. Riley Snorton will present a lecture "Jorgensen's Shadows" on Thursday, October 22 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
C. Riley Snorton is an assistant professor in Africana studies and feminist, gender and sexuality studies at Cornell University.
Joint event with Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and co-sponsored with Africana Studies.
Gil Anidjar will present a lecture "Whodunit?" on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 4:10pm in the Global Commons Room, Williams Hall.
Gil Anidjar is Professor in the Department of Religion & the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University
Co-sponsored with the Berman Center for Jewish Studies
Loretta Ross, Co-founder and the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective will present a lecture entitled "Understanding Reproductive Justice in the 21st Century" on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:30pm in Williams Hall, Global Commons.
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Inter(Play) Hip Hop Symposium – May 1 to May 3, 2015
Investigating Hip Hop's intersections with social justice, entertainment and identity, the Inter(Play) Hip Hop Symposium will feature talks and performance workshops by nationally and internationally recognized Hip Hop artists, scholars and Lehigh University students.
ASHERU, Hip Hop artist, educator, and youth activist, widely known for performing the opening and closing themes for the popular TV series, The Boondocks, as well as his pioneering and innovative efforts to forward the Hip Hop Education movement, will give a keynote address on Saturday, May 2nd at 12:00pm. Symposium attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops on beat-making, music technology; and health, wellness and healing.
The 5th Element Open Mic Show will be held at the Born into the Arts Dance Studio, minutes away from the Lehigh University campus. This show will feature a live DJ, guest artist performances, local MCs, B-Boy & B-Girl dance battles, spoken word poetry, graffiti art and more.
The symposium concludes on Day 3, with a Hip Hop theater play featuring Lehigh University students in Act Like You Know 7.0 Final Show, at the Diamond Theater in the Zoellner Arts Center.
For more details, check out the Inter(Play) Hip Hop Symposium website!
The Lehigh Review is an undergraduate-run academic journal showcasing the best written and visual research that Lehigh students have to offer.
Join us for the unveiling of the 23rd edition of the Lehigh Review! Pick up a copy of the journal and enjoy light refreshments from Sotto Santi, Deja Brew, and Lehigh Catering!
--Lehigh Review Staff--
Editor in Chief: Ali Correll
Design Editor: Justine Gaetano
Marketing Editor: Tori Yu
Staff Editors: Abby Johnson, Betsy Powers, Catherine Preysner, Erin Hanlon, and Monica Shell
Facilitator: Laura Kremmel
--Lehigh Review Contributors--
Barbara Tsaousis, Christopher Herrera, Danielle Campbell, Elizabeth Phillips, Erin Lidl, Grace Johnjulio, Hannah Han, Jaclyn Sands, Jade Van Streepen, Jonelle Jerwick, Katie Hooven, Kerstin Schkrioba, Luchen Wang, Min Jun Kim, Monika Martin, Natalie Tacka, Nina Miotto, Prarthna Johri, Rachel Mayer, Robert Mason, Sathya Ram, Savannah Boylan, Yiyi Chen, Yuqing Ye, and Zhenyu Li
Jasbir K. Puar, Associate Professor, Women's & Gender Studies at Rutgers University will give a lecture entitled "Debility/Capacity: From Narrative Prosthesis to Disaster Capitalism".
Jasbir K. Puar is Associate Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and the author of Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Duke University Press), which won the 2007 Cultural Studies Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies. Professor Puar's forthcoming monograph, Affective Politics: States of Debility and Capacity (Duke University Press, 2014) takes up questions of disability in the context of theories of bodily assemblages that trouble intersectional identity frames.
For additional information: http://www.jasbirpuar.com/
Sponsored with the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program
J. Andrew Brown will present a lecture "Evolving Posthumanities in Latin American Literature: The Case of Edmundo Paz Soldán's Iris" on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library Room 200.
J. Andrew Brown is Associate Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, Washington University in St. Louis.
Please join us on Friday, March 6 at 12 noon in the Humanities Center as Kate Crassons, Associate Professor of English and Director, Lehigh University Press, shares the outcome of her Summer Research Grant "Chaucer's Saint Cecilia and the Insecurities of Faith".Bring your lunch...cookies and drinks provided.
Please join us on Friday, February 27 at 12 noon in the Humanities Center as Amanda Brown, PhD Candidate in History, shares the outcome of her Summer Research Grant "Pragmatic Christianity: Howard Thurman, The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples, and the Twentieth Century American Intellectual Tradition".
Bring your lunch...cookies and drinks provided.
Kalpana Seshadri will present a lecture "What is Post-Human Economics?" on Thursday, February 19 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Kalpana Seshadri is Professor in the Department of English, Boston College.
Susan Pearson will present a lecture "Sentiment and Savagery: Collapsing the Boundary Between Animals and Children in U.S. History" on Thursday, January 29 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Susan Pearson is Associate Professor of History at Northwestern University.
This lecture is co-sponsored with the American Studies Program.
Please join us on Friday, December 5 at 12 noon in the Humanities Center as Anna Chupa, Associate Professor of Design, shares the outcome of her Faculty Research Grant "The Royal Path of the Mystical Serpent: An Autobiography of Priestess Miriam Williams as Told to Anna Chupa" with an introduction by Susan Kart.
Please join us on Wednesday, November 12 at 12 noon in the Humanities Center as Nitzan Lebovic, Assitant Professor of History, shares the outcome of his Faculty Research Grant "Zionist Melancholia."
Join The Lehigh Review Staff!
For the past twenty-two years, Lehigh University has published The Lehigh Review, an entirely student-produced journal of academic work. Each issue contains some of the best scholarly writing and artwork by Lehigh undergraduates. The staff is made up of Lehigh undergraduate students who take this course for either 1 credit (staff) or 4 credits (editor). The available positions are as follows: one marketing editor (4-credits), one graphic design editor (4-credits), one editor-in-chief (4-credits), and several copy editors (1-credit). Copy editors can be from any major or field of study who would be interested in working on the journal!
For more information and to apply to be on the staff, email Laura Kremmel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kellie Robertson will present a lecture "Nature's Voices: On Hearing Beyond the Human" on Thursday, November 6 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman Library, Room 200.
Kellie Robertson is Associate Professor of English at the Univeristy of Maryland.
David Bates will present a lecture "An Artificial History of Natural Intelligence" on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 4:10pm in SINCLAIR AUDITORIUM.
David Bates is Professor in the Department of Rhetoric at UC Berkeley.
Eva Morales Soler, Architect and Activist, will give a public lecture entitled "Mas que una casa/More than a House: New Communities against Home Evictions". The Lecture will take place on Thursday, November 14 at 4:10pm in Sinclair Auditorium.
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, University Professor, Columbia University will give a lecture entitled "Home?" on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:10pm in the Scheler Humanities Forum, Linderman 200.