2017-2018 Calendar of Humanities Events on Campus 

This calendar features events organized by humanities and related departments at the University of Memphis. All events are open to the public. It is updated throughout the year, so please check back often. If you are organizing an event that might be appropriate for this calendar, please email Sarah Potter at spotter1@memphis.edu.

January 2018

January 26:

Department of Philosophy

Department Colloquium

Mark Newman (Rhodes College), Degrees of Understanding on the Inferential Theory

3-5 PM, 317 Clement Hall

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/news-events/events.php 


February 2018

February 5:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

L’Avenir (Things to Come)

7 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/wll/films.php 


February 7:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Marguerite

7 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/wll/films.php 


February 9:

Department of Philosophy

Department Colloquium

Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut), Title TBA

3-5 PM, 317 Clement Hall

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/news-events/events.php 


February 12:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Fatima

7 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/wll/films.php 


February 15:

Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities and Department of History

Belle McWilliams Lecture in American History

Jefferson Cowie, Vanderbilt University, "The Dark Note of American Freedom: Episodes in Federal Power and White Democracy"

5:30 Reception, 6:00 Lecture, River Room (UC 300)

More information: http:/www.memphis.edu/moch/events/index.php#Cowie 


February 15:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Examen d’état (National Diploma)

7 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/wll/films.php 


February 16:

Department of History

Pizza Luncheon

Andre Johnson, University of Memphis, "'If We Can't Get It, Shut It Down': MLK, BLM, and the Rhetoric of Confrontation"

12:45 PM, 200 Mitchell Hall

More information: http:/www.memphis.edu/history/history-happenings/events.php


February 20:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Avril et le monde truqué (April and the Extraordinary World)

7 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/wll/films.php 


February 21:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

La Belle et la bête (Beauty and the Beast

7 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/wll/films.php 


March 2018

March 1:

Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities and Philosophy Department

Simco Lecture

Marjorie Hass, Rhodes College, "'Zakhor,' 'Never Forget,' and the Meaning of Commanded Memory"

5:30 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture, Memphis Room, 340 University Center

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/moch/events/index.php#Hass


March 14:

Department of History

Film screening and discussion

Abina and the Important Men, Trevor Getz, San Francisco State University

6 PM, University Center Theatre

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/history/history-happenings/events.php


March 15:

Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities and World Languages and Literatures Department

Susan Berk-Seligson, Vanderbilt University, "The Discourse of Crime and Gang Violence in the Urban Landscape of Central America"

5:30 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture, Shelby Room, 342 University Center

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/moch/events/index.php#BerkSeligson


March 15-17:

Department of Philosophy

Conference: Enactivism: Theory and Performance

Speakers: Tony Chemero; Giovanna Colombetti; Hanne De Jaegher; Ezequiel Di Paolo; Dan Hutto; Jesus Ilundain; Katsunori Miyahara; Erik Myin; Albert Newen; Tobias Schlicht

Program TBA, Venue TBA

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/news-events/events.php 


March 17:

Department of Philosophy

Musical Performance

Speakers: Simon Høffding; Jenny Judge; Nikki Moran; Andrea

Program TBA, Venue TBA

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/news-events/events.php 


March 23:

Department of History

Pizza Luncheon

Christine Eisel, University of Memphis, "Conjuring Clerks and Vanishing Women: Limits on Women's Voices in Early American Courts"

12:45 PM, 200 Mitchell Hall

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/history/history-happenings/events.php


March 23:

Department of Philosophy

Department Colloquium

Danielle Petherbridge (University College Dublin), Title TBA

3-5 PM, 317 Clement Hall

More information: http://www.memphis.edu/philosophy/news-events/events.php 


April 2018

Events TBA

 

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