Lecture

Shouky Shaheen Lecturer: Willian Rudolph, San Antonio Museum of Art

Dr. William Keyse Rudolph is the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chief Curator and the Marie and Hugh Halff Curator of American Art at the San Antonio Museum of Art.  Exhibitions he has organized include “Thomas Sully: Painted Performance” (2013–2014), “In Search of Julien Hudson: Free Artist of Color in Pre-Civil War New Orleans,” (2011–2012), “Bluebonnets and Beyond: Julian Onderdonk, American Impressionist” (2008–2009), and "Charles Sheeler’s Power Series" (2006).  Publications include Masterpieces of English and American Painting and Decorative Arts from the Julian Wood Glass Jr.

VAS Series Artist: George Scheer

George Scheer is the co-founder and Director of Elsewhere, a living museum and artist residency set in a former thrift store in Greensboro, NC. George is a writer, scholar, and artist who fosters creative communities at the intersection of aesthetics and social change. Other projects include Kulturpark, a public investigation of an abandoned amusement park in East Berlin, and South Elm Projects, a curated series of place-based public art commissions for downtown Greensboro.

Catherine Robson, "Talking to the Enemy: Germany's Capture of British Voices in the Great War"

Catherine Robson is a professor in the English Department at New York University, where she teaches nineteenth-century British cultural and literary studies; she is also a long-time faculty member of the Santa Cruz-based Dickens Project.  She is the author of Men in Wonderland: The Lost Girlhood of the Victorian Gentleman (2001) and Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem (2012), and co-editor of The Victorian Age for the Norton Anthology of English Literature.  She is now at work on a new book about the recordin

Lunchtime Time Machine: Are women citizens or mothers of the nation in Africa?

LTTM_history.jpgThis installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Husseina Dinani. Professor Dinani teaches courses in the history of Africa after 1800, and on women in sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently working on a book about women, citizenship, and development in Tanzania.

Students of all majors are welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

Lunchtime Time Machine: How did Iraqi poets spark a revolution?

LTTM_history.jpgThis installment of the History Department’s undergraduate lecture series is presented by Kevin Jones. Professor Jones teaches courses in the history of the Middle East, and he is currently writing a book on the political functions of poetry in Iraq between the first and second world wars.

Students of all majors welcome. Free pizza. This is an FYO event.

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