Fall 2013 Colloquia
The Inaugural Human Rights and Social Justice Lecture featuring:
Thomas Pogge, Director of the Global Justice Program and the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University,
"What Do Human Rights Demand of Us?"
5:10pm -- 7:10pm, Zinner Forum, The Irving Schneider and Family Building.
Co-sponsored by the Dept. of Philosophy; the Heller School's Graduate Program in Sustainable International Development; The International Center for Ethics, Justice & Public Life; and the Programs of International and Global Studies; Social Justice and Social Policy; Peace, Conflict and Coexistence Studies; Health: Science, Society and Policy; and the History of Ideas.
Andrea Berlin, James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Studies, Boston University
"The Real World of the Maccabees"
5:00pm--6:30pm, Lown 2.
Co-sponsored by the Dept. of Classical Studies and the History of Ideas Program.
Sophiya Khwaja, Pakistani printmaker and art historian, National College of Arts in Lahore
"The Female and Her Body in Pakistani Contemporary Art"
2:00pm, Shiffman 219
Co-sponsored by the South Asian Studies Program and the History of Ideas Program.
Neil Hertz, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of English, Johns Hopkins University
"Pastoral in Palestine"
5:00pm, Pearlman 113
Co-sponsored by the Crown Center for Middle East Studies; the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life; the Anthropology Dept.: the English Dept.; the Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies Program; and the History of Ideas Program.
Joseph Fewsmith, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University, "End of the Party? Wealth, Privilege, and Resentment in Modern China"
5:00pm, Mandel Center Reading Room, 3rd Floor
Spring 2014 Colloquia
Futures Imperfect: Utopias and Dystopias in South Asia
Line-up of speakers include: William Mazzarella, U of Chicago; Lucinda Ramberg, Cornell; Sarah Pinto, Tufts; Priya Joshi, Temple; Mrinalini Chakravorty, UVA; Sangita Gopal, U of Oregon; Harris Solomon, Duke; and Naveeda Khan, Johns Hopkins
Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd floor)
Hilary Putnam, Cogan University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy, Harvard University
Reading Rosenzweig's Little Book
2pm, Mandel Center Reading Room (3rd Floor)
Co-sponsored by European Cultural Studies.
Howard G. Brown, Professor of History, SUNY Binghamton
A participant in the Brandeis Mellon-Sawyer Seminar -- Rethinking the Age of Revolution; Rights Representation and the Global Imaginary
2pm, Mandel G03
Co-sponsored by the Dept. of History and the History of Ideas Program.