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January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011

  • Scott Stephenson, Military History, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth
    "Lunch with Captain Rompler: A Case Study in Leadership (or Manipulation) in a Time of Revolution"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Jan. 14, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Wendy Jepson, Geography, Texas A
    "Claiming Space, Claiming Water: Contested Legal Geographies of Water in South Texas"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Wendy Jepson, Geography, Texas A&M
    "Claiming Space, Claiming Water: Contested Legal Geographies of Water in South Texas"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Sonya Satinsky - CANCELLED, Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences
    "The Connections Between Bodily and Sexual Self-Perceptions in Women"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Jan. 31, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    CANCELLED
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  • Steven Trout, English, Fort Hays State University
    "John Lewis Barkley's No Hard Feelings: Editing a Classic Memoir of World War I"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Feb. 4, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Ryan Fagan, History
    "The Bona Mens and the Cartesian Self: A Question of the Baroque"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Feb. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Dorice Elliott, English
    "'Transported to Botany Bay': Imagining Australia in 19th-Century Convict Broadsides"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Tue., Feb. 8, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    RSVP by February 5 at hallcenter@ku.edu
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  • Byron Caminero-Santangelo, English
    "Imagining Environmental Justice: South African Fiction 1948–2010"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., Feb. 11, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Yajaira Padilla, Spanish & Portuguese
    "'Illegal Art': Visual Expression and Immigration Politics in Los Angeles"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Feb. 18, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Chris Forth, Humanities and Western Civilization
    "Materializing Fat, Historicizing Disgust"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Feb. 28, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Luis Corteguera, History
    "The Lascivious Gaze and the Power of Images in the Early Modern World"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Tue., Mar. 1, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    RSVP by February 26 to hallcenter@ku.edu
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  • Susan Rotroff, Tyler Jo Smith and Maura Keane Heyn, Classics, Washington University in St. Louis; Art, University of Virginia; Classical Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    Rehak Symposium: "Gender in Greek Art"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Thu., Mar. 3, 2011, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Mark Calhoun, School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth
    "Leslie J. McNair: Little-Known Architect of the U.S. Army"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Mar. 4, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Misty Schieberle, English
    "Exemplarity and Gender in Late Medieval Mirrors for Princes"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Mar. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Joseph Nevins, Department of Earth Science and Geography, Vassar College
    "The Space of Global Apartheid: The Case for a Framework for Analyzing International Migration"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Mar. 11, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    English Conference Room: 3001A Wescoe Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Shirley Christian, Simons Fellow
    "In the Way of the Country: Indian Maidens, White Men, and Polygamy on the American Frontier"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Tue., Mar. 15, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    KU faculty & graduate students only; RSVP by March 12 required to hallcenter@ku.edu. Lunch provided.
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  • Lynn Stephen, Anthropology and Ethnic Studies/Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, University of Oregon
    "Walls and Borders: The Shifting U.S.-Mexico Relationship and Transborder Communities"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Wed., Mar. 16, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Elizabeth DeLoughrey, English, UCLA
    "Radiation Laboratories and Ecosystem Ecologies in the Nuclear Pacific"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., Mar. 18, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Lorie Vanchena, German & Germanic Languages
    "Transatlantic Cultural Transfer in the Works of Reinhold Solger"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Apr. 4, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • "Border Wars Symposium"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Thu., Apr. 7, 2011, 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • "Border Wars Symposium"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 8, 2011, 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • J.V. Sapinoso, LGBT Studies, University of Maryland
    "Kweering Kinging Cultures: Negotiating Performances of Racialized Masculinities"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Apr. 11, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Jessica Vasquez, Sociology
    "Latino Family Formation in Kansas & California: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 15, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Manuel Muñoz, English, University of Arizona
    "Writing While Arizonan: Chicano Literature and Narrative Expectations"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Wed., Apr. 20, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Anthony Vital, English, Transylvania University
    ''Recalling British Romantics for a Postcolonial Planet: Nature, Loss and Hope''
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., Apr. 22, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Randal Jelks, American Studies/African and African-American Studies
    "'Granny was an ardent .... And Early as I Can Remember Mother Called the Children to Prayer': Religion, Modernism, and Black Southern Masculinity in the Writings of Benjamin Elijah Mays and Richard Wright"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Apr. 25, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Adrian Finucane, History
    "The Anglo-Spanish Slave Trade: Reconceptualizing Imperial Interactions in the Caribbean"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., May. 2, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Brent Metz, Anthropology
    "Remembering the Indian in a Mestizo Part of Central America"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Tue., May. 3, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Limited to faculty and graduate students. RSVP by April 30 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Dror Wahrman, History, Indiana University
    "The Birth of the Modern Information Age: An Idiosyncratic Artist's Perspective"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Thu., May. 5, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Lon Strauss, History
    "Requiring Loyalty in Thought and Deed: The  U.S. Army and Domestic Surveillance in World War I"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., May. 6, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Sonya Satinsky , Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences
    "The Connections Between Bodily and Sexual Self-Perceptions in Women"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., May. 9, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Ali Brox, English
    "'Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans': Environmental Memory and Hurricane Katrina"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., May. 13, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    For Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff only.
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  • Dorice Elliott, English
    "Sex and the Colony: Adultery, Bigamy, and Homosexuality in Australian Convict Fiction"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Aug. 29, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Paul Kelton, History
    "General Forbes and the Cherokees: The Significance of Indigenous Warriors in the English Attack on Fort Duquesne, 1758"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Sep. 2, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Stephen Ramsay, English, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
    "Textual Behavior in the Human Male: Computational Text Analysis and Gender"
    Seminars: Digital Humanities Seminar
    Tue., Sep. 6, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Film Premier, Presentation and discussion hosted by Susan Flader, University of Missouri, Columbia
    "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold & a Land Ethic for Our Time"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Thu., Sep. 8, 2011, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Benjamin Sax, History
    "The Baroque Languages of the Self"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Sep. 19, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • José Drummond, Visiting Fellow, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University; Professor at Center for Sustainable Development, Universidade Brasília
    "Protected Areas Versus Areas Dedicated to Agriculture and Infrastructure in Brazil: Is There Room for Everybody?"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., Sep. 23, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program & the Latin American Seminar
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  • José Drummond, Visiting Fellow, School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University; Professor at Center for Sustainable Development, Universidade de Brasília
    "Protected Areas Versus Areas Dedicated to Agriculture and Infrastructre in Brazil: Is There Room for Everybody?"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Sep. 23, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program & Nature & Culture Seminar
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  • Christina Lux, African and African-American Studies
    "Sounding the Atlantic, Shaping American Disciplines: the Translation of Race and Gender from Maryse Condé to Frantz Fanon"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Sep. 26, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Keri Sanburn Behre, English
    "Voracious Mothers: Craving and Identity in Early Modern English Drama"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Margaret Pearce, Geography
    "Digital Cartography and Collaboration in Maine: Transcultural Map Design with the Penobscot Nation"
    Seminars: Digital Humanities Seminar
    Tue., Oct. 4, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Claire Wolnisty, History
    "The Race to Nicaragua: Anglo-Saxonism and Regeneration in William Walker's Empire"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Latin American Seminar. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Claire Wolnisty, History
    "The Race to Nicaragua: Anglo-Saxonism and Regeneration in William Walker's Empire"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 7, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Peace, War & Global Change Seminar. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Jill Kuhnheim, Spanish & Portuguese
    "'And Then There is Sound': Performing Neruda, Listening to Vallejo"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Lunch is provided. RSVP is required a week in advance.
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  • Michelle Wibbelsman, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas, Austin
    "Migration, Diaspora, and Cosmopolitanism: Otavalan Communities on the Move"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 21, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Roberta Johnson, Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA
    "Major Concepts in Spanish Feminist Theory"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Mon., Oct. 24, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Co-sponsored by the Gender Seminar.
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  • Roberta Johnson, Spanish & Portuguese, UCLA
    "Major Concepts in Spanish Feminist Theory"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Oct. 24, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Co-sponsored by the Latin American Seminar.
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  • Patricia Foxen, National Council of La Raza
    "Providence Revisited: Transnational Maya in the Era of Mass Deportation"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Co-sponsored by the Center of Latin American Studies. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Jeff Rydberg-Cox, English, UMKC
    "Social Networks as a Tool for Visualizing Linguistic Data in Greek Tragedy"
    Seminars: Digital Humanities Seminar
    Tue., Nov. 1, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • John R. McNeill, Georgetown University
    CANCELLED: "A Global Environmental History of the Industrial Revolution, 1780--????"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., Nov. 4, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Department of History, the Environmental Studies Program, and the NSF-IGERT C-Change Program. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Sally Cornelison, Art History
    "From Florence to Lawrence: Vasari's Christ Carrying the Cross at the Spencer Museum of Art"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Tue., Nov. 8, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Neil Oatsvall, History
    "Tree Versus Lives: Reckoning Military Success and the Ecological Effects of Chemical Defoliation During the Vietnam War"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Thu., Nov. 10, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Dave Tell, Communications
    "Capote in Kansas: The Making of a Region"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Fri., Nov. 11, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Lunch is provided. RSVP is required a week in advance.
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  • Walter Kretchik, History, Western Illinois University
    "US Army Doctrine and the 'Last War' Myth"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Nov. 11, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Command and General Staff College. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Sherrie Tucker & Kim Warren, American Studies; History
    "Gender--Dead or Alive?!: Drs. Warren and Tucker Compare Bodies of Evidence"
    Seminars: Gender Seminar
    Mon., Nov. 28, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • John Hoopes, Anthropology
    "Shamans of the Apocalypse: Mesoamerican Identities and the Invention of Sacred Tradition"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Nick Sambaluk, History/Humanities & Western Civilization
    "The Life and Death of Dyna-Soar: Political and Policy Debates About the U.S. Air Force Space Plane Program, 1957-1963"
    Seminars: Conflict & International Change Seminar
    Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Erin Frykholm, Philosophy
    "A False Dilemma: Self-Interest and Virtue in the British Moralists"
    Seminars: Early Modern Seminar
    Mon., Dec. 5, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Nina Vyatkina, Germanic Languages and Literature
    "Longitudinal Language Learning: How the Digital Humanities Can Expand Your Research"
    Seminars: Digital Humanities Seminar
    Tue., Dec. 6, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • Meghan Webb, Anthropology
    "'Have You Heard the One About...': Humor and Migration among the Kaqchikel and K'iche' of Guatemala"
    Seminars: Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar
    Thu., Dec. 8, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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  • H. Faye Xiao, East Asian Languages & Cultures
    "Seeking Second Chances in a Risk Society: Chinese Cinema of Divorce in the New Millennium"
    Seminars: Resident Fellows Seminar
    Fri., Dec. 9, 2011, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. Lunch is provided. RSVP is required a week in advance.
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  • Marisol Cortez, American Studies
    "From the Bedroom to the Bathroom: Toward an Urban Environmental Gothic in American Horror Film"
    Seminars: Nature & Culture Seminar
    Fri., Dec. 9, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room
    Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
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