Lecture and Workshop Series
During the 2016-2017 academic year, the Humanities Center is sponsoring visits to the University of Rochester by four distinguished scholars, each of whom will present a public lecture on their work related to our current Center theme of "Environments," lead a workshop for faculty, and meet with faculty, students, and fellows.
The speakers in this series are:
- Andrea Wulf (acclaimed writer and historian)
- Andrew Light (University Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy, and Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at George Mason University)
- Carol Dougherty (Margaret E. Deffenbaugh and LeRoy T. Carlson Professor in Comparative Literature; Professor of Classical Studies, Wellesley College)
- Gregg Mitman (Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin)
Past speakers include:
- Gerald Early (Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters, Professor of English and of African and Afro-American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis), Read more>
- Caroline Winterer (Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities, Professor of History and, by courtesy, of Classics, Director, Humanities Center, Stanford University)
- Deborah Jenson (Professor of Romance Studies and Global Health, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University)
- David Shumway (Professor of English and Literary and Cultural Studies, Director, The Humanities Center, Carnegie Mellon University)
For details about the speakers’ visits, see listings under Events.