Heyman Center for the Humanities, Spring 2008

the heyman ceter for the humanities at columbia university is offering a mouth-watering program in the spring. of many interesting events, I will just highlight a few:

(february 18) JIM HOBERMAN and STUART KLAWANS on’cinema and politics’,

(february 25) BRUNO LATOUR, title TBA

(march 27) HAYDEN WHITE and MICHAEL TAUSSIG on”Meaning and Method in History”

(april 23) JACQUES RANCIÈRE and W.J.T. MITCHELL on “The Future of the Image”.

not bad, not bad at all. the rest is below.


THE HEYMAN CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES
Schedule of Events, Spring 2008

Admission to all Heyman Center events is free and open to the public.
Except where noted, no registration or tickets necessary.
Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, please visit http://www.heymancenter.org.

PRESIDENT LEE C. BOLLINGER, JAMES HANSEN, R.K. PACHAURI,
CYNTHIA ROSENZWEIG, and JOSEPH STIGLITZ
“How the Nobel Was Won: Advances in the Science of Climate Change”
Wednesday, 30 January 8:00pm
Altschul Auditorium, 417 International Affairs Building

PRABHAT PATNAIK, JOSEPH STIGLITZ, and NGAIRE WOODS
“India and China: A Comparison of their Past, Present, and Future”
Wednesday, 6 February 6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center
**REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
To register, please visit http://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/31301.

JIM HOBERMAN and STUART KLAWANS
Respondents: RICHARD PENA and JANE GAINES
“Cinema and Politics”
Monday, 18 February 8:00pm
501 Schermerhorn Hall

ARJUN APPADURAI, DIPESH CHAKRABARTHY, and SHELDON POLLOCK
“Language, Culture, and Power: New Directions in South Asian Studies”
Part of the Disciplinary Legacies Conference
Saturday, 23 February 4:15pm
Heyman Center Common Room, East Campus

BRUNO LATOUR
Title TBA
Monday, 25 February 8:00pm
501 Schermerhorn Hall

CATHERINE HALL
“An Empire of God or of Man?”
Monday, 10 March 6:15pm
Heyman Center Common Room, East Campus

ARTHUR DANTO, PAUL GOLDBERGER, DAPHNE MERKIN, and EDWARD ROTHSTEIN
Chair: ROBERT WEIL
“What is Modernism?”
Monday, 24 March 8:00pm
501 Schermerhorn Hall

HAYDEN WHITE and MICHAEL TAUSSIG
“Meaning and Method in History”
Thursday, 27 March 6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center

ADAM PHILIPS
“On Not Getting Away With It”
Wednesday, 9 April 6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center

JOSIAH OBER
Respondent: ANNA STILZ
“What Was Democracy?”
Monday, 21 April 6:15pm
Heyman Center Common Room, East Campus

JACQUES RANCIÈRE and W.J.T. MITCHELL
“The Future of the Image”
Wednesday, 23 April 6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center

LEO BERSANI
Respondents: CAROLYN DEAN and LEE EDELMAN
The Lionel Trilling Seminar
“The Will to Know”
Thursday, 24 April 6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center
**REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Registration details TBA. Updates to be posted on http://www.heymancenter.org.

JOHN COATSWORTH and IMMANUEL WALLERSTEIN
“Left Turn in Latin America”
Wednesday, 30 April 6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center

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