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. 

2021-2022 Schedule

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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"

12:00-1:00PM

Mandel Reading Room (MCH 303)

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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"

12:00-1:00PM

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

February 9, 2022

"The Black Living Room"

12:00-1:00PM

Mandel Reading Room (MCH 303)

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

March 17, 2022

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

12:00-1:00PM

Mandel Reading Room (MCH 303)

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

April 27, 2022

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

12:00-1:00PM

Mandel Reading Room (MCH 303)