Full Calendar of Events, 2013-2014

Full Calendar of Events

Fall, 2014

Tuesday,September 16, 4:00-5:00PM
Mandel Center Annual Reception
Mandel Atrium

Wednesday, September 17, 3:30-5:00PM
Close Looking
Topic: TBA
Rose Art Museum.

Thursday, September 18, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium
Abigail Cooper (History): “"Lord, Until I Reach My Home": Inside the Refugee Camps of the American Civil War”;
MCH 303

Wednesday, October 1-Thursday, October 2,Time: TBA
Conference Cosponsored by MCH
Location, TBA

Thursday, October 9, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Science and the Humanities Faculty Lunch Symposium*
“Functional Geometry and the Traité de Lutherie”;
Harry Mairson (Computer Science)
Mandel Reading Room, 303

Wednesday, October 22, 3:30-5:00PM
Close Looking
Topic: TBA
Special Collections
Rapaporte Library

Thursday, October 23, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium
Pu Wang (East Asian Studies): "Marx Enters the Temple of Confucius: A Chinese Translation between Antiquity and Revolution"
MCH 303

Wednesday, November 5, 12:00-1:30PM
Music at Mandel
Lydian String Quartet
Mandel Atrium

Wednesday, November 19, 12:00-1:30PM
Music at Mandel
Jazz Ensemble1
Mandel Atrium

Thursday, November 20, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium
Joyce Antler (History): "Ready to Turn the World Upside Down": Radical Feminism and Jewish Identity
MCH 303

Wednesday, December 3, 12:00-1:30PM
Music at Mandel
Music and Dance from Ghana
Mandel Atrium

Wednesday, December 3, 3:30-5:00PM
Close Looking
Topic: TBA
Rose Art Museum

Thursday, December 4, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Science and the Humanities Faculty Lunch Symposium*
“Thinking HUGE--Imagining the Universe”
John Wardle (Physics)
Mandel Reading Room, 303

Spring, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium
Leonard Muellner (Classical Studies): “Unconventional Classics: _A Homer commentary-in-progress_ and the Homer Multitext Project”
MCH 303

Thursday, February 5, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Science and the Humanities Faculty Lunch Symposium*
“Signals on the Move: Transport Within a Nerve Cell”;
Avital Rodal (Biology)
Mandel Reading Room, 303

Thursday, February 26, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium
Fernando Rosenberg (Romance Studies):"Police Performance and Latin American Visual Arts"
MCH 303

Wednesday, March 4, 12:00-1:00PM
Music at Mandel
MusicUnitesUS Guest Artists
Mandel Atrium

Thursday, March 12, 12:00-1:00PM
Faculty Lunch Symposium
Jonathan Unglaub (Fine Arts): "Painting as Miraculous Birth: Pictorial Structure and the Body of the Virgin Mary in Renaissance Art."
MCH 303

Thursday, March 19, 12:30-2:00PM
Lunch Seminar
Jill Lepore, Professor of American History, Harvard University,
Location TBA

4:00-5:00PM

“Foolproof: A Brief History of Evidence”
Jill Lepore, Professor of American History, Harvard University
Location TBA

Wednesday, March 25, 12:00-1:00PM
Music at Mandel
Improv Collective2s
Mandel Atrium

Thursday, March 26, 12:00-1:00PM
Bridging the Two Cultures: Science and the Humanities Faculty Lunch Symposium*
“Life As a Matter of Chance”
Jane Kondev (Physics)
Mandel Reading Room, 303

Wednesday, April 22, 12:00-1:00PM
Music at Mandel
Lydian String Quartets
Mandel Atrium


*These events are open only to members of the faculty; all other events are free and open to the public.


Major funding for the MCH comes from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Mandel Foundation

Note: the 2014 Mandel Lectures in the Humanities have been moved to October.