Past Events

Spring 2021

poster featuring books
New Books Reception 2021

May 11, 2021

1:00–2:00 p.m.
Zoom
A celebration of the new year and faculty monographs published in 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.

Free and open to the public.

poster of a fish and handweights

April 22, 2021

1–2 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speaker: Sheida Soleimani (Fine Arts)

poster of protesters holding signs

April 15, 2021

1–2 p.m.
Zoom
Open to the public. 

This event will involve a discussion of two texts selected by Professor Brooks: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail and Love, Law, and Civil Disobedience.

Speaker: Daphne A. Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Music, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

 

April 14, 2021

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.
poster of protesters holding signs

April 8, 2021

4:30–6 p.m.
Zoom
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne A. Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Music, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

poster of protesters holding signs

April 7, 2021

4:30–6 p.m.
Zoom
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne A. Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Music, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

poster of protesters holding signs

April 5, 2021

4:30–6 p.m.
Zoom
Open to the public. 

Speaker: Daphne A. Brooks, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Music, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Yale University

poster of a highway splitting into two directions

March 18, 2021

12–1 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speaker: Faith Smith (English & AAAS)

March 10, 2021

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.
poster of a photo of children in black and white

February 25, 2021

1–2 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speaker: Yuri Doolan (History & WGS)

February 24, 2021

12-12:45 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.
poster of outerspace

February 10, 2021

Noon–1 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speakers: John Plotz (English) and John Wardle (Astrophysics)

poster featuring blue vase

February 3, 2021

3:30–5 p.m.
Zoom
Open to the public.

Speakers: Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow (Classical Studies) and Alexandra Ratzlaff (Classical Studies)

Fall 2020

poster featuring sketch of mouths

November 19, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests.

Speakers: Erin Gee (Music)

November 12, 2020

Noon–1:30 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.

Speakers: Isaiah Wooden (Theater Arts) and Elizabeth Bradfield (Creative Writing)

November 11, 2020

Noon–12:45 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.
event poster in tan featuring a flower

November 6, 2020

11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Zoom
Open to the public.

Poster feature signs with fists

October 22, 2020

3:30-5 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public

Speakers: Muna Guvenc (Fine Arts) and Sheida Soleimani (Fine Arts)

October 21, 2020

12-12:45 p.m.
Zoom
Free and open to the public.
event poster featuring a Japanese garden

October 7, 2020

1-2 p.m.
Zoom
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speaker: Aida Yuen Wong (Fine Arts & East Asian Studies)

Spring 2020

poster promoting event with angel of sleep ilustration

March 5, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speakers: Leslie Griffith (Neuroscience) and Mary Baine Campbell (English)

March 4, 2020

Noon–12:45 p.m.
MCH Atrium
Free and open to the public

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

poster for event featuring colorful toys in an Indian market

February 27, 2020

1–2 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speaker: Gowri Vijaykumar (Sociology)

February 12, 2020

MCH Atrium
Free and open to the public

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

poster for event featuring photograph close up of old woman holding hands in her lap

January 30, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speakers: Angela Gutchess (Psychology) and Arthur Wingfield (Neuroscience)

poster for event featuring black and white photograph of Holocaust Memorial in Berlin from below

January 23, 2020

Noon–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speaker: Alexander Kaye (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies)

Fall 2019

graphic of a hand on a mouse in front of a computer screen

November 21, 2019

Noon–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speakers: Stephen Van Hooser (Biology) and Shantanu Jadhav (Psychology)

November 20, 2019

3:30–5:00 p.m.
Rose Art Museum

Free and open to the public

Speakers: Faith Smith (English) and Raysa Mederos (Romance Studies)

November 13, 2019

Noon–12:45 p.m.
MCH Atrium
Free and open to the public

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

illustration of brain split into two sides, left in black and white and right in color

October 31, 2019

1–2 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

Speakers: Jim Haber (Biology) and Erin Gee (Music)

October 23, 2019

Noon–12:45 p.m.
MCH Atrium
Free and open to the public

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

medieval painting with four figures, one holding a sword to a kneeing woman's hair

October 17, 2019

Noon–1 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room

Speaker: Dorothy Kim (English)

October 2, 2019

2–3:30 p.m.
Rapaporte Treasure Hall

Speakers: Laura Quinney (English) and Govind Sreenivasan (History)

 

colorful banner featuring the face of Theodor Adorno

September 20, 2019

9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
MCH 303 Reading Room

September 18, 2019

Noon–12:45 p.m.
MCH Atrium
Free and open to the public

These concerts include a light lunch following the 45-60 minute performance.

image of event poster featuring a green arrow shooting through a colonial era hat and text with information about the event

September 11, 2019

1–2 p.m.
MCH 303, Mandel Reading Room
Only open to members of the faculty and invited guests

web banner in fall colors featuring autumnal leaf
Welcome Reception and New Books Celebration

September 5, 2019

4:30–6:30 p.m.
MCH Atrium

Spring 2019

Music at Mandel: Lydian String Quartet Sneak Peek

April 10, 2019

Faculty Lunch Lecture: Refugees or Radicals?: British Responses to the French Émigrés

April 4, 2019

Hannah Weiss Muller (History)

Music at Mandel: MusicUnitesUS Preview

March 27, 2019

Faculty Lunch Lecture: The Trials of Stella Goldschlag: Jews, Gender, and Enforced Collaboration During the Holocaust

March 21, 2019

Laura Jockusch (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies)

Mandel Lectures: Climate Grief: Toxics, Global Warming and Loons in the Boreal North

March 14, 2019

Nancy Langston (Michigan Technological University)

Mandel Lectures: Back from the Brink: Restoration History and Coaster Brook Trout

March 13, 2019

Nancy Langston, (Michigan Technological University)

Mandel Lectures: Mining, Toxics and Environmental Justice

March 13, 2019

Nancy Langston (Michigan Technological University)

Mandel Lectures: Ghost Species: the Uncertain Future of Woodland Caribou in the Anthropocene

March 11, 2019

Nancy Langston (Michigan Technological University)

Bridging the Two Cultures: Genes, Genomics, and Race

February 28, 2019

James E. Haber (Biology) and James R. Morris (Biology)

Close Looking Series: Archival Materials Related to the Establishment of AAAS

February 27, 2019

Chad Williams (African and African American Studies)

Music at Mandel: Undergraduate Student Showcase

February 13, 2019

Bridging the Two Cultures:Linguistics in the Age of Data: Introspection versus Observation

February 7, 2019

James Pustejovsky (Computer Science)

Close Looking Series: "What Remains to be Seen” Untitled #18 by Howardena Pindell

February 6, 2019

John F.C. Wardle (Astrophysics)