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Recorded Programs


Spring 2014


Speaker portraitLara Ostaric, Philosophy

The Nonsensical and the Ugly

Thursday, April 10


Speaker portraitMark Pedelty, Communication Studies and Anthropology

Sound Ecology: Music, Noise, and Sonic Conflict in the Salish Sea

Wednesday, April 2


Speaker portraitOrfeo Fioretos, Political Science

History and Politics in the Remaking of Global Capitalism

Thursday, March 13


Speaker portraitMark Leuchter, Religion

The Devil Made Me Do It: The Ancient Mythology Behind Personal Moral Struggle in Early Judaism

Thursday, February 20


Speaker portraitCristina Gragnani, Italian

The 'Other' Side of Conflict: 
Italian Women Writers and World War I

Thursday, February 6


Fall 2013


Speaker portraitYun Zhu, Critical Languages

Negotiating A Female Public Sphere: The Rhetoric of Sisterhood in the Women's Magazine Ling Long (Shanghai, 1931-37)

Thursday, November 21


Speaker portraitEileen Ryan, History

Imperial Anxieties: Italian Colonialism and the Formation of an Official Mind

Thursday, November 7


Speaker portraitHamil Pearsall, Geography and Urban Studies

Diversification or Transformation? Coping with Vulnerabilities to Multiple Stressors in Chiapas, Mexico

Thursday, October 10


Speaker portraitNiambi Carter, African American Studies

The Curious Case of Judge Aaron:
Race, the Law, and the Protection
of White Supremacy

Thursday, September 26


Speaker portraitAdrienne Shaw, Media Studies

Playing at the Edge: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Video Games

Thursday, September 12


Spring 2013


Speaker portraitWilliam Noel, University of Pennsylvania

Free and Easy: The Appearance of Truly Useful Cultural Heritage Data

Thursday, April 25


Speaker portraitKathleen Fitzpatrick, Pomona College

The Humanities in and for
the Digital Age

Thursday, March 7


Speaker portraitOwen Ware, Philosophy

Repentance, Moral Conversion,
and Personal Identity

Thursday, February 28


Speaker portraitPeter Marshall, Psychology

Explanation, Mechanism, and Development

Thursday, February 14


Speaker portraitJohn Palfrey, Phillips Academy

Building a Digital Public Library 
of America

Wednesday, February 6


Speaker portraitTravis Glasson, History

"Honorable Deserters":
POWs and the People in America's First Civil War, 1777-83

Thursday, January 31


Fall 2012


Speaker portraitAlexander Galloway, New York University

The Unworkable Interface

Tuesday, November 13


Speaker portrait Joseph Schwartz, Political Science

Rampant Inequality:
The Hidden Cause of the
Great Recession

Thursday, November 8


Speaker portraitJeffrey Schnapp, Harvard

Teaching (design) Thinking

Tuesday, November 6


Speaker portraitMarcus Bingenheimer, Religion

Mount Putuo and Its Gazetteers:
Landscape and Text in the Creation
of a Sacred Buddhist Site in China

Thursday, October 25


Speaker portraitPaul Swann, FMA

Digital Arts and Humanities:
Coping with Precarity
in the Creative Economy

Thursday, October 11


Speaker portraitSherril Dodds, Dance

"Naughty but Nice": Re-Articulations of Value in Neo-Burlesque Striptease

Thursday, September 27


Speaker portraitTherese Dolan, Art History

Facing the Music:
Manet and Wagner

Thursday, September 13


Spring 2012


Speaker portraitPatricia Aufderheide
Film and Media Arts,
American University

Free Speech and Fair Use in the
Academic Environment: Libraries,
Scholarship, and Teaching

Tuesday, April 10, 2012


Speaker portraitPetra Goedde
History

"It is a basic Communist Doctrine
to Fight for Peace": Cold War
Battles Over the Concept of Peace

Thursday, March 29, 2012


Speaker portraitNichole Miller
English

Paul's Call; Cymbeline's Calling

Thursday, March 15, 2012


Speaker portraitAlex Gottesman
Greek and Roman Classics

Publicity Stunts in Democratic Athens

Thursday, February 16, 2012


Speaker portraitJoseph Straus
Music, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Performing Disability,
Performing Music

Thursday, February 9, 2012


Speaker portraitGerald Silk
Art History

Out of Shape:
Gender, Feminism, and the
Neglected Art of Reva Urban

Thursday, February 2, 2012


Fall 2011


Speaker portraitJose Manuel Pereiro-Otero
Spanish and Portuguese

Don Juan Tenorio's Cemetery:
Metropolis and Necropolis
in 19th-Century Spain

Thursday, December 1, 2011


Speaker portraitChristiane Gruber
History of Art, University of Michigan

Violence’s Vestiges:
The Martyrs’ Museum in Tehran

Thursday, November 17, 2011 (TUTV)


Speaker portraitJohn Campbell

From Barbershop to Black Planet: Examining the Necessity of Online Hush Harbors

September 29, 2011 (TUTV)


Speaker portraitMichael Klein, Music

Debussy's Reflections, Proust's Recollections, and Deleuze's Three Machines of Modernist Time and Memory

Thursday, September 15, 2011


Spring 2011


Speaker portraitHector Postigo, Broadcast, Telecommunication, and Mass Media

The Digital Rights Movement:
Free Culture Activism and the YouTube Generation

April 21, 2011 (TUTV)


Speaker portraitJaved Akthar
in conversation with Priya Joshi

Bollywood and the Global India

Thursday, April 14, 2011 (TUTV)


CHAT Graduate Fellows Conference

Conference posterDavid Greenberg Rutgers University
Marc Lamont-Hill, Columbia University
Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Temple University
Lewis R. Gordon, Temple University

The Public Intellectual

April 14, 2011


Speaker portraitCindy Patton
Simon Fraser University

From Human Rights to Population Rights

April 13, 2011


Speaker portraitPatricia Melzer
French, German, Italian, and Spanish

The Other Half of the Sky:
Revolutionary Violence and
Feminist Politics in Germany

March 3, 2011


Speaker portraitBritt Russert
Center for the Humanities at Temple

Applying for Postdoctoral Fellowships

February 16, 2011 (Presentation slides)


Speaker portraitYunte Huang
University of California, Santa Barbara

Charlie Chan

February 10, 2011


Fall 2010


Speaker portraitDanielle McGuire

At the Dark End of the Street:
Black Women, Rape and Resistance

October 25, 2010 (TUTV)


Speaker portraitMichael Mann
Pennsylvania State University

Dire Predictions:
Understanding Global Warming

October 13, 2010 (TUTV)


Speaker portraitKhalil Muhammad
Indiana University

The Condemnation of Blackness

September 16, 2010 (TUTV)

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