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Fellows' Seminars 2010-11

Cogut Center Fellows meet on a regular basis to discuss their works-in-progress. Pre-circulated papers are distributed a week ahead of time and then discussed at the seminar.

In 2010-11, Fellows' Seminars, open to Cogut Center Fellows and invited guests only, were held in Pembroke Hall 202.

Fall 2010

Tuesday, September 14
An examination of the essays "Ends of Man" by Jacques Derrida, and "Africa, the West and the Analogy of Culture: The Cinematic Text After Man" by Sylvia Wynter
Michael P. Steinberg, Director, Cogut Center for the Humanities and Anthony Bogues, 2009-10 Faculty Fellow, Africana Studies

Tuesday, September 21
"Medicine and Politics in Cuba, 1790-2010:  Communities of Immunity"
Adrián López Denis
Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities
Hispanic Studies

Tuesday, September 28
"Too Fat to Be an Orphan: Embodiment and the Cultural Politics of Food Aid in Botswana"
Bianca Dahl
Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities
Anthropology

Tuesday, October 5
"Ethics and the Humanities"
Sheila Bonde
Faculty Fellow
Archaeology, and History of Art and Architecture

Tuesday, October 19
"Clumsy and Clumsier: la maladresse from Rousseau to Jean-Jacques"
Pauline de Tholozany
Graduate Fellow
French Studies

Tuesday, November 2
"Global Airspace"
Stephen Groening
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Modern Culture and Media

Tuesday, November 9
"Knights, Magi, and Muslims: Miguel Lucas de Iranzo and the People of Jaén"
Thomas Devaney
Graduate Fellow
History

Tuesday, November 30
"Logics of Preservation and Reenactment: Historicity in the 1970s"
Malgorzata Rymsza-Pawlowska
Graduate Fellow
American Civilization

Spring 2011

Tuesday, February 1
"The Origins of the Jewish Concept of Charity"
Gregg Gardner
ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow
Cogut Center for the Humanities

Tuesday, February 8
"Foreign Exchange"
Betsey Biggs
Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities
Music

Tuesday, February 15
"The Politics of Inclusion in the Post-Genomic Era"
Rina Bliss
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Africana Studies/Science and Technology Studies

Tuesday, March 1
"Women of Allah, Men of God: Art and Revolution in Iran"
Shiva Balaghi
Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities
Cogut Center for the Humanities

Tuesday, March 8
"Cinema's Mass"
Gertrud Koch
Visiting Professor in the Humanities
Cogut Center for the Humanities

Tuesday, March 15
Jon Gentry
"The Nietzschean Politics of Musical Modernism"
Graduate Fellow
History

Tuesday, March 22
"The Atis Rezistans and the Art of Making Do in Haiti"
Katherine Smith
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
History of Art and Architecture/Africana Studies

Tuesday, April 5
"Science, Polemics, and Conversos in Fifteenth-Century Iberia"
Maud Kozodoy
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Judaic Studies

Tuesday, April 12
"Violence as Commodity: Representation and Minorities in Europe"
Ipek Celik
Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities
Comparative Literature

Tuesday, April 19
"Improvisations on 'Old Istanbul'"
Ipek Tureli
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
History of Art and Architecture

Tuesday, April 26
"Humanities as a Medical Instrument"
Jay Baruch, MD
Faculty Fellow
Department of Emergency Medicine