Mandel Center for the Humanities

Faculty Lunch Symposium

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The Mandel Center for the Humanities sponsors regular lunch symposiums, during which faculty members present their work to the Brandeis community. 

2021-22 Schedule

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Clémentine Fauré-Bellaïche (French and Francophone Studies)

September 30, 2021

"Like a weed on the compost of catholicity... :" Jean-Paul Sartre's Self-Division and the French Religious Divide


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Patricia Alvarez Astacio (Anthropology)

October 20, 2021

Surface Analytics: Alpaca Wool Textures as Markers of Ethics and Design in Peruvian Fashion


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Émilie Diouf (African and African American Studies, English, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

January 27, 2022

"Rwanda 27 Years On: Literary Politics of Commemoration in the Diaspora"


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Shoniqua Roach (African and African American Studies & Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

February 9, 2022

"The Black Living Room"


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Dorothy Kim (English & Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

March 17, 2022

"Open Corpus Project and the Corpus Turn in Book History" 


Derron Wallace (African and African American Studies, Education, and Sociology)

"Revisiting McQueen's Small Axe and the Aesthetics of Power in Black British Education"