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First Day of Class

First Day of Class

First day of class for the Fall 2015 semester is Monday, September 7th. Consider a course in one of these great Humanities fields!

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Linking Humanities to Careers

Don’t miss our 2nd Annual Careers for Humanities Event! This year’s date is Tuesday, October 6, 2015! Click here for more info!

“The Reconstruction of Music in Exile: Eduard Zuckmayer and German-speaking émigrés in Turkey after 1933″

“The Reconstruction of Music in Exile: Eduard Zuckmayer and German-speaking émigrés in Turkey after 1933″

Tuesday, April 21, 3:30pm–4:30pm Washburn 132 Free and open to the public The Islamic and Mediterranean Studies Cluster presents:  Dr. Pelin Kadercan of Brown University and her talk: “The Reconstruction of music in exile: Eduard Zuckmayer and German-speaking émigrés in Turkey after 1933″ The remarkable story of how German exiles transformed Turkish national music.

Davis 2015

Cutting Edge Technology and Prehistoric Swords: Reconstructing Past Networks

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:00 PM Fine Arts A202 Completing her Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Minnesota, Kristina Golubiewski- Davis uses 3D scans as well as traditional modes of analysis to assess shapes and details of manufacture of Late Bronze Age swords of central Europe so as to identify workshops and networks of […]

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Thematizing the “Arché-Screen” Through Its Historical Variations

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 5:00p.m. Swan Hall, Hoffmann Room (154) Mauro Carbone, Professor of Aesthetics, Faculty of Philosophy, Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3/ Institute Universitaire de France My talk aims at thematizing the notion of “arché-screen,” meant as the ensemble of the conditions of possibility of “monstration,” a French word that means “ways of showing.” In our culture, these […]

Graduate Student Career Colloquium!

Graduate Student Career Colloquium!

Academia is changing quickly! Stay on top of the curve by registering today for this fantastic event! Registration is free to URI graduate students and graduate alumni. March 28th, 2015. Click here for details about speakers, times, and to preregister!

English Graduate Colloquium – Sarah Kruse

English Graduate Colloquium – Sarah Kruse

Don’t miss last year’s recipient of the CFH Graduate Research Grant, Sarah Kruse, discuss her research in a talk entitled “Simultaneity and the Color of Grammar: Stein, Wittgenstein, and the Avant-Garde.” Click here for event details!

English Department Read/Write Series: Branka Arsić

English Department Read/Write Series: Branka Arsić

Don’t miss English Department Read/Write Series- Branka Arsić’s talk “Swamps, Leaves, Galls: Thoreau on Disease and Decay.” Monday, March 30th 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Click here for event details!

Upcoming Spring Grants Deadline!

Upcoming Spring Grants Deadline!

Don’t forget! This semester’s grant deadline is Wednesday, April 1st! Click here to see which grants you qualify for!

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2015 Humanities Festival

Save the Date! Our 2015 Humanities Festival  Trayvon, Michael, Eric, Tamir…Post Racial America? is coming soon! This year’s keynote is author, historian, and activist Dr. Peniel E Joseph. Click here for more info!    

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