A guide to upcoming events in the humanities and social sciences at Temple University, updated weekly during the academic year.
The Center for the Humanities at Temple University supports innovative, interdisciplinary research and teaching in the humanities. Participation in the Center is open to faculty and students in all schools and colleges at Temple University.
|Sep 8||Digital Humanities Scholars Program|
|Sep 22||Research Group Applications|
|Oct 20||Graduate Fellow Applications|
|Nov 17||Faculty Fellowship Applications|
|Mar 9||Graduate Fellow Applications|
|Mar 30||Graduate Associate Applications|
Reconstructing the View: Visualizing Time, Place, and the Collective Sublime
This exhibition includes examples of large scale panoramas that respond to icons of landscape and culture in places such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Northern California. Byron Wolfe uses photography and a diverse range of digital tools and visualizations to reflect on broader notions of culture, the passage of time, landscape, and the construction of perception. The resulting work is a combination of scholarly and historic research, creative expression, and personal narrative.
M-F, 10 am-4 pm, CHAT Gallery
10th floor, Gladfelter Hall (more... )
Wazhmah Osman, Media Studies and Production
Brought to you by Foreigners,
Warlords, and Local Activists:
TV and the Afghan Culture Wars
Thursday, September 18
12:30–1:50 pm, CHAT Lounge (more... )
Panel on Digital Humanities Research and the Classroom
Rebecca Frost Davis
Director of Instructional and Emerging Technology
St. Edwards University
Engaging Undergraduates with
Digital Scholarship Projects
Digital Humanities Strategist
Test Tubes and Poetry: How to Not Read Hemingway
Wednesday, October 22
4:00 p.m., CHAT Lounge (more... )
Many past lectures can be viewed online. These are fascinating lectures on a wide range of topics in the humanities with high-quality sound and video. See our growing collection of recorded programs.
Looking for a unique course to round out your graduate education? Serious about interdisciplinary methods? CHAT lists Graduate courses across the humanities and social sciences that welcome qualified students from other graduate programs. Listings are updated regularly.
Ben Wilson, American Painter
In 2008, CHAT aquired six large oil paintings by American painter Ben Wilson thanks to the generosity of the Ben and Evelyn Wilson Foundation. These works are on permanent display in the CHAT lounge and conference room. (Image: a detail from “The Thresher,” c. 1975)