Faculty Lunch Lectures

painting of a Japanese garden scene with text that reads Faculty Lunch Symposium

The Mandel Center for the Humanities sponsors monthly faculty symposiums, in which faculty members present their work to interested colleagues over lunch. 

All lectures will be held in the Mandel Reading Room (303).

These events are open only to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Axis of Solidarity: Cuba and the Struggle for Freedom in Southern Africa

September 11, 2019

1–2 p.m.

Carina Ray (African and African American Studies)

Exploring a Medieval Manuscript: Race, Blackness and St. Margaret

October 17, 2019

Noon–1 p.m.

Dorothy Kim (English)

Exile in the Modern Jewish Imagination

January 23, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.

Alexander Kaye (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies)

Aunty, Mother, Friend: Narratives of Sex Work in India and the Contradictions of Growing Old

February 27, 2020

1–2 p.m.

Gowri Vijayakumar (Sociology)

Sinitic Contexts in Japanese Garden Design

March 19, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.

Aida Yuen Wong (Fine Arts)