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Fellows' Seminars Fall 2013

Fall 2013

September 10
Introduction
Michael P. Steinberg, Director
Cogut Center for the Humanities

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"The Brutalist Epoch: Postwar Culture and Society, 1945-1975"
Anthony Vidler, Professor of Humanities and
History of Art and Architecture

September 17
"Literary Regionalism & Mark Twain's Telephone"
Sean Keck
Graduate Fellow
English

September 24
"Oslo and the Rise of the Cartographic Spirit"
Linda Quiquivix
Postdoctoral Fellow in Critical Global Humanities
Cogut Center for the Humanities

October 1
"Do-It-Yourself Urbanism: Urban Aesthetics from the Bottom Up"
Stefano Bloch
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Urban Studies

October 8
"Philosophy and the City: Reflections on Definitions"
Adi Ophir
Mellon Visiting Professor of Humanities
Cogut Center for the Humanities

October 15
"Talk to the Animals" on Plato's Statesmen
David Krell
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
German Studies

October 22
"Souls Held by Teeth: Childhood Illness and Medicine in Early Modern Rome"
Caroline Castiglione
Faculty Fellow
Italian Studies

October 29
"Virtuous and Vicious Anger"
Nic Bommarito
Graduate Fellow
Philosophy

November 5
"Democratic Individuality in William James"
Stephen Bush
Faculty Fellow
Religious Studies

November 12
"Regenerating Youth: The Role of the Alliance and the Rise of Muscular Zionism"
Richard Parks
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
History

November 19
"Bureaucratized Morality, Institutional Durability: Organizationally Mediated Idealism in the Peace Corps"
Meghan Kallman
Graduate Fellow
Sociology

November 26
"Biological Properties: Gene Patenting and the Theatrical Laws of Nature"
Coleman Nye
Graduate Fellow
Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

December 3
"Urban Memory: New York City in Photography and Architectural Criticism in the Early 20th Century"
E. Tamar Katz
Faculty Fellow
English

December 10
"Fictive Kinship and Violence in the Táin Bó Cúailnge"
Lesley Jacobs
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
English/Medieval Studies