According to TV evangelist Pat Robertson: “In a free society, the police and the military are God’s special envoys.” This program highlights the horrors of conflict in a collective call to peace; sharing images of the people on the frontline fighting other people’s wars, and those who rise up and refuse to conform to state control. Animation techniques are employed in all of the films to reflect on war and unrest in vibrant, exuberant, and illuminating ways.
Dec 03, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
Matt Lavin, Digital Humanist at St. Lawrence University, New York, discusses an expansion of the Willa Cather Archive that provides users with a visually-rich and critically rigorous publishing history of Cather’s Death Comes For the Archbishop (1927).
Dec 05, 2013
A retirement lecture by longtime Obermann Scholar Shelton Stromquist (History, CLAS).
Jan 09, 2014
Are you looking for strategies to magnify the vibrancy and relevance of the humanities? Join us at the Chicago Humanities Summit to learn from, brainstorm with, and roll up your sleeves alongside trailblazing colleagues. Expanding on the conversation started by “The Heart of the Matter,” the official report from the Academy’s Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, this event homes in on our success stories, from idea generation to practical realization.
Feb 04, 2014
A talk by Alan Bewell.
Mar 27, 2014
How do structures of feeling viscerally shape approaches to writing, research, pedagogy, art, performance, and activism? Academic researchers have long operated under the assumption that critical inquiry best proceeds by bracketing emotion. Contrary to that belief, this conference examines the powerful role that emotion plays in practices of inquiry across the disciplines.