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 2018World Languages and Literatures Film Festival

January 26:

Department of Philosophy

Department Colloquium

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

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival3-5 PM, 317 Clement HallWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: Philosophy Events Calendar


February 2018

February 5:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

L’Avenir (Things to Come)

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


February 7:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Marguerite

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


February 9:

Department of Philosophy

Department Colloquium

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

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival3-5 PM, 317 Clement HallWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: Philosophy Events Calendar


February 12:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Fatima

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


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"

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival5:30 Reception, 6:00 Lecture, River Room (UC 300)World Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: The Dark Note of Freedom: Episodes of Federal Power and White Democracy


February 15:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

Examen d’état (National Diploma)

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


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"

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival12:45 PM, 200 Mitchell HallWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: History Event Calendar


February 20:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

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

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


February 21:

World Languages and Literatures Department

Tournées Film Festival

La Belle et la bête (Beauty and the Beast

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


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"

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival5:30 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture, Memphis Room, 340 University CenterWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: "Zakhor," "Never Forget," and the Meaning of Commanded Memory


March 14:

Department of History

Film screening and discussion

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

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival6 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: History Event Calendar


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"

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival5:30 PM Reception, 6:00 PM Lecture, Shelby Room, 342 University CenterWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

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

World Languages and Literatures Film FestivalProgram TBA, Venue TBAWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

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

World Languages and Literatures Film FestivalProgram TBA, Venue TBAWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

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"

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival12:45 PM, 200 Mitchell HallWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: History Event Calendar


March 23:

Department of Philosophy

Department Colloquium

Danielle Petherbridge (University College Dublin), Title TBA

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival3-5 PM, 317 Clement HallWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

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


April 2018

April 9:

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Italian Film Festival

Tutto quello che vuoi (Friends by Chance)

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


April 11:

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Italian Film Festival

Orecchie (Ears)

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


April 18:

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Italian Film Festival

L'ora legale (It's the Law)

World Languages and Literatures Film Festival7 PM, University Center TheatreWorld Languages and Literatures Film Festival

More information: World Languages and Literatures Film Festival


 

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