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Poetry Reading with Dan Beachy-Quick Fri. November 20th, 2015
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Dan Beachy-Quick, a Monfort Professor teaching in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Colorado State University, joins the English Department’s

Faculty-Work-in-Progress: Trash, Place, and Chinese Ecocinema: On Wang Jiuliang’s Eco-Documentaries Thu. November 19th, 2015
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

What does ecocinema mean for Chinese cinema? In his talk, Haomin Gong, Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages

A Talk in the Vineyard with Mansfield Frazier Wed. November 18th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Community activist and entrepreneur Mansfield Frazier leads The Vineyards and BioCellar of Château Hough, an urban vineyard located in Cleveland

Cuban Literature Today: Tendencies and Perspectives Mon. November 16th, 2015
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   

Poetry Reading by Jorie Graham Fri. November 13th, 2015
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Due to family illness, this event has been CANCELLED.  A reading with poet Dan Beachy-Quick has been scheduled for Friday,

Graduate Student Work-in-Progress: Black Entertainment in the Heart of Cleveland’s “Colored District,” 1922-30 Tue. November 10th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Peter Graff, a graduate student in the Department of Music, will discuss how Cleveland’s Globe Theater (Woodland avenue and E.

Humanities@Work: CEOs Mon. November 9th, 2015
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

During this event planned for undergraduate students, Cleveland area CEOs discuss how studying the humanities influenced their careers.  Panelists include: Marc

Baker-Nord Faculty Lecture: Where Do Characters Come From? Wed. November 4th, 2015
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Readers come to books in search of characters they can love, hate, empathize with or relate to. But how do

Faculty-Work-in-Progress: UPA and Modernist Cartoon Music Tue. October 27th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

The United Productions of America (UPA) animation studio, which came to prominence on the big and small screen in the years following

“Lost” Between Memory and History: Writing the Holocaust for the Next Generation Thu. October 22nd, 2015
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Daniel Mendelsohn, Charles Ranlett Flint Professor of Humanities at Bard College, draws upon his experience researching, writing, and then touring

Inamori Ethics Prize Academic Symposium Fri. October 16th, 2015
12:30 pm-2:00 pm

As part of the 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize events, prize recipient Professor Martha Nussbaum will participate in a lively, moderated

The 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize Ceremony and Lecture: Human Development and the Capabilities Approach in Global Ethics  Thu. October 15th, 2015
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

The 2015 Inamori Ethics Prize will be awarded to celebrated philosopher and scholar Martha Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service

Graduate Student Work-in-Progress: Illustrating Little Manhood & Erasing Black Boyhood in African American Picture Books  Thu. October 8th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Cara Byrne, a graduate student in the Department of English, will examine the complexities of visualizing black male identity, especially

Book Publishing in the Humanities Mon. October 5th, 2015
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

The publishing process for scholars in the humanities is often a confusing one, especially for first-time authors. Today’s shifting landscape

The Rita Hayworth of this Generation: A Solo Play Starring Tina D’Elia Sat. October 3rd, 2015
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Rita Hayworth of this Generation is the story of Carmelita Cristina Rivera, a queer Latina performer, who is ready

Graduate Student Work-in-Progress: From the Street to the Stage: Popular Song and the Construction of Parisian Spectacle, 1648-1713 Tue. September 29th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

As a Fulbright scholar in Paris for the 2014-2015 academic year, John Romey,a graduate student in the Department of Music,

The Soul of Cleveland Mon. September 21st, 2015
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Hear about the street named for a poet, an Idea Garage, our forgotten entrepreneurs passionate about our waterways and from

Humanities@Work: Medicine Mon. September 21st, 2015
6:00 pm-7:00 pm

During this event planned for undergraduate students, panelists discuss how studying the humanities influenced their careers.  Panelists Include: Mark Warren (Wesleyan

Unrepentant Traveler, Accidental Diplomat: Gabriela Mistral, Latin America’s First Nobel Laureate and Feminist Icon Fri. September 18th, 2015
4:30 pm-5:30 pm

How did a mixed-race woman, born into poverty in the remote Andes, whose formal education ended with primary school become

Navigating Pathways of Support: A Panel for Graduate Students on Research Resources at Case Western Reserve University Thu. September 17th, 2015
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Digital humanities initiatives around campus are up and running, meaning that we are ready to help you build, develop, collaborate

9/11 Chronomania: Terror and the Temporal Imagination Fri. September 11th, 2015
3:00 pm-4:00 pm

For billions around the world, the events of 9/11 were experienced as a rupture, a periodizing event that cast the

A Tale of Two Plantations: a Comparative Approach to Caribbean and U.S. Slavery Wed. September 9th, 2015
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Richard Dunn, Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor Emeritus of American History at the University of Pennsylvania and winner of


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