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January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012

  • Henry Jenkins, Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California
    "Convergences in Today's Media Culture"
    Special Events
    Fri., Jan. 27, 2012, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Kansas Union Ballroom
    Reception and book signing to follow. Co-sponsored by Film & Media Studies, KU Memorial Unions, & the Hall Center.
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  • Virginia Scharff, Distinguished Professor of History, University of New Mexico; Director for the Center for the Southwest; Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer
    "The Women Jefferson Loved"
    Special Events
    Mon., Feb. 6, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Lied Pavilion
    Reception and book signing to follow.
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  • Angela Davis, Professor of History of Consciousness and of Feminist Studies, University of California Santa Cruz
    "Feminism and Political Activism"
    Special Events – (Verne Wagner Speaker Series)
    Tue., Feb. 7, 2012, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Budig 120
    Tickets required. Free tickets can be obtained by students after January 17 from SUA in the Kansas Union, or faculty and staff may retrieve them from Bailey 213.
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  • A Musical Evening with Randy Klein & Friends, Simons Public Humanities Fellow 2011-2012
    Special Events
    Tue., Feb. 21, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Reception to follow
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  • Rebecca Solnit
    "Civil Society, the Phoenix in the Ruins: Disaster, Carnival, Revolution, and Public Joy"
    Special Events
    Wed., Feb. 29, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
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  • Celebration of Books Published by Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Faculty in 2011
    Special Events
    Thu., Mar. 8, 2012, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    This event is open to the public and sponsored by the Friends of the Hall Center. RSVP is required by March 1.
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  • Jerome Silbergeld, P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History, Princeton University
    Keynote Lecture: "Musical Text and Textual Music in Chinese Cinema"
    Special Events – (Third Annual Mid-America Humanities Conference in Interdisciplinary Studies)
    Fri., Mar. 9, 2012, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the Humanities & Western Civilization Program, CLAS, the Departments of Economics, History of Art, Philosophy, and Political Science, and the Hall Center
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  • 7th Annual Paul Rehak Memorial Symposium in Ancient Art
    "Etruscan Culture"
    Special Events
    Tue., Mar. 13, 2012, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by Classics and the Hall Center.
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  • James Gelvin, Professor of History, University of California, Los Angeles
    "The Arab Uprisings at the Intersection of the National and Transnational"
    Special Events – (The Arab Spring Lecture Series)
    Mon., Mar. 26, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The Commons, Spooner Hall
    Co-sponsored by The Commons, Dole Institute of Politics, Center for Global and International Studies, Spencer Museum of Art, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and the Hall Center
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  • Sarah Weddington
    "Some Leaders Are Born Women!"
    Special Events – (Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture)
    Tue., Mar. 27, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Reception to follow
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  • Deborah Denenholz Morse, Professor of English & Murphy Faculty Fellow, College of William and Mary
    "The Legacy of Slavery and the Creole Beauty: Marital Estrangement in 'He Knew He Was Right' and Bigamy in "Dr. Wortle's School"
    Special Events – (The Trollope Lecture)
    Tue., Apr. 3, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Hall Center
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  • Jessica Winegar, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northwestern University
    "Creativity and Revolution: Egypt at a Crossroads"
    Special Events – (The Arab Spring Lecture Series)
    Wed., Apr. 4, 2012, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
    Co-sponsored by The Commons, Dole Institute of Politics, Center for Global and International Studies, Spencer Museum of Art, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and the Hall Center
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  • Andy Carvin, Senior Strategist, Social Media Desk, National Public Radio
    An interview about the use of social media in the Arab Spring
    Special Events – (The Arab Spring Lecture Series)
    Wed., Apr. 11, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Dole Institute of Politics
    Co-sponsored by The Commons, Dole Institute of Politics, Center for Global and International Studies, Spencer Museum of Art, Religious Studies, Anthropology, and the Hall Center
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  • Lawrence Jackson, Professor of English and African American Studies, Emory University
    "The Indignant Generation: A Narrative History of African American Writers and Critics"
    Special Events
    Mon., Apr. 23, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the English Department
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  • Lawrence Jackson, Professor of English and African American Studies, Emory University
    "My Father's Name: A Black Virginia Family After the Civil War"
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 24, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • New Faculty Reception
    Special Events
    Thu., Aug. 30, 2012, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    By invitation only. RSVP required by August 23.
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  • Randal Jelks, English
    "Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography"
    Special Events
    Thu., Sep. 13, 2012, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Jayhawk Ink, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by Jayhawk Ink, the Department of American Studies, and the Hall Center. Book signing to follow.
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  • Eddie Glaude, William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and Chair of the Center for African American Studies, Princeton University
    "On the Crisis of Black Leadership"
    Special Events
    Thu., Sep. 20, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Big Twelve Room, Kansas Union
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  • "Nature's Historians: A Conference in Honor of Donald Worster"
    Special Events
    Sat., Sep. 22, 2012, 9:00am - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    RSVP required by September 15 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Quintard Taylor, Scott & Dorothy Bullitt Professor of American History, University of Washington
    "Freedom's Frontier: Kansas and the Idea of African American Liberty, 1856-1877"
    Special Events – (The Tuttle Lecture)
    Tue., Oct. 2, 2012, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the American Studies Department, the Office of the Provost, and the Hall Center
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  • Ellen Gruber Garvey, Professor of English, New Jersey City University
    "Writing with Scissors: Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance"
    Special Events
    Mon., Oct. 15, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Co-sponsored by the Departments of English and American Studies, and the Hall Center
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  • Joan DeJean, Trustee Professor of French, University of Pennsylvania
    "The Pont Neuf: The Bridge Where Modern Urban Life Began"
    Special Events
    Fri., Oct. 19, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Departments of French & Italian, Spanish & Portuguese, English, History, and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and the Hall Center
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  • Natalie Dykstra, English, Hope College
    "Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life"
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Natalie Dykstra
    "A Conversation with Natalie Dykstra"
    Special Events
    Fri., Nov. 2, 2012, 10:00am - 11:30am
    Downstairs Seminar Room
    This conversation is intended for graduate students.
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  • Russell Berman, Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities & Professor of Comparative Literature & German Studies, Stanford University
    "Is the Ivory Tower an Iron Cage? Redesigning Doctoral Education in the Humanities"
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • Sir Robert Worcester, KBE, DL, KU alum, and founder of the MORI polling organization
    "Why America Reelected a Black Liberal in 2012, or Not"
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 9:00am - 10:00am
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Arranged by the History and Political Science Departments
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  • Scholars on Site Information Session
    Special Events
    Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room 1
    Lunch provided. RSVP by November 19 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • "Genocide: The Arts, Memorializing Trauma, and Reconciliation"
    Special Events
    Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the School of the Arts, the Department of Theatre, the Center for Global and International Studies, and the Hall Center. RSVP required by November 20 to hallcenter@ku.edu
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