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January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014

  • Sean McMeekin, Koc University, Turkey
    "July 1914: Countdown to War"
    Special Events
    Tue., Jan. 28, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Lied Center Pavilion
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  • Steve Warren; Danny Anderson; Mabel Rice; Victor Bailey, Vice Chancellor, Research and Graduate Studies; Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; Fred and Virginia Merrill Distinguished Professor of Advanced Studies, Speech-Language-Hearing; Director, Hall Center for the Humanities
    Level 1 Research Investment Council Funding for Humanities and Social Science Projects: A Panel Presentation on Application Strategies
    Special Events
    Fri., Feb. 7, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room 1
    RSVP required by January 31 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Anne Carson, Robert Currie, & Stanley Lombardo
    Antigonick: A Reading
    Special Events
    Fri., Feb. 14, 2014, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
    Spencer Museum of Art
    Co-sponsored by Classics, the Honors Program, CLAS, English, Humanities & Western Civ, Spanish & Portuguese, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, Philosophy, EGARC, Spencer Museum of Art, and the Hall Center
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  • Per Ƙhrgaard, Distinguished Visiting Max Kade Foundation Professor; Faculty of Languages, Communication and Culture, Copenhagen Business School; Board of Directors, Carlsberg Foundation
    The Elephant in the Room: The Story of the Carlsberg Foundation, or Why Business Needs the Humanities
    Special Events
    Thu., Feb. 20, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by Germanic Languages & Literatures; the KU Max Kade Center; School of Business; the Honors Program; European Studies; and the Hall Center
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  • Paul Zeleza, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Professor of History, Quinnipiac University
    Africa's Struggles for Decolonization: From Achebe to Mandela
    Special Events
    Thu., Mar. 6, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
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  • A Night with Marilynne Robinson
    Special Events
    Thu., Mar. 6, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Plymouth Congressional Church, 725 Vermont St
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  • Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Chancellor, University of Kansas
    An Evening with Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little
    Special Events – (Emily Taylor & Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture)
    Mon., Mar. 24, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union
    Reception to follow
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  • 9th Annual Paul Rehak Memorial Symposium in Ancient Art: Roman Villas on the Bay of Naples
    Special Events
    Tue., Mar. 25, 2014, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics & the Hall Center
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  • Perry Collins, NEH Senior Program Officer, Office of Digital Humanities
    Special Events
    Fri., Mar. 28, 2014, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room 1
    Lunch provided. RSVP required by March 21 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Celebration of Books Published by Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Faculty in 2013
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 1, 2014, 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 Tuesday, March 25, to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Bruce Robbins, Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities, Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University
    "Blue Water: Inhumanity in Deep Time"
    Special Events – (5th Annual Mid-America Humanities Conference)
    Thu., Apr. 3, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
    Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union
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  • Nathan Wood, Associate Professor, Department of History
    All for You, Franz?: From the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to Total War
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 3, 2014, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
    Co-sponsored by European Studies; the Departments of Germanic Languages & History; CREES; the Spencer Museum of Art; and the Hall Center
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  • The Legacies of Unfinished Business of Brown v Board 2.0: A KU Libraries Symposium
    Special Events
    Fri., Apr. 11, 2014, 8:00am - Sat., Apr. 12, 2014, 5:00pm
    Watson Library
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  • Gordon McMullan; Michael Neill, King's College, London; University of Kent
    Shakespeare the Recycler
    Special Events
    Tue., Apr. 15, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    Co-sponsored by the English Department. RSVP by April 8 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Inequality in the Post-Civil Rights Era: A KU Symposium Commemorating the Sixtieth Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 17, 2014, 10:00am - 6:30pm
    Co-sponsored by the Chancellor's Office, the Provost's Office, the School of Law, the School of Education, Social Welfare, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, IPSR, Public Administration, and the Hall Center
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  • Lee C Bollinger, President, Columbia University
    TBA
    Special Events
    Thu., Apr. 17, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Stinson Leonard Street LLP Lecture Hall, 104 Green Hall
    Reception to follow
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  • Pre-/Pro-/Anti-/Post- Yugoslav Cinema: A Symposium
    Special Events
    Fri., Apr. 25, 2014, 11:00am - 4:30pm
    Spencer Museum of Art Auditorium
    Co-sponsored by Film & Media Studies; Slavic Languages & Literatures; CREES; and the Hall Center
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  • Celebration of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Readings and Reflections in His Honor
    Special Events
    Wed., Apr. 30, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center Seminar Room 1
    RSVP to jskuhn@ku.edu. Co-sponsored by LACS & the Hall Center
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  • Stephanie Krehbiel, American Studies/Sias Graduate Fellow
    Naming the Violence of Process: Writing For and About Pacifists in Conflict
    Special Events – (Sias Fellow Public Lecture)
    Thu., May. 1, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center Conference Hall
    RSVP required by April 25 to hallcenter@ku.edu
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  • Adrian Goldsworthy, Leading ancient historian & biographer
    Augustus: First Emperor of Rome
    Special Events
    Thu., Aug. 28, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    The Commons at Spooner Hall
    Co-sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library. Reception & book-sigining to follow.
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  • New Faculty Reception
    New Faculty Reception
    Special Events
    Wed., Sep. 3, 2014, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Hall Center
    Please RSVP no later than August 28 to hallcenter@ku.edu.
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  • Ann Hagedorn, Author of Savage Peace: Hope & Fear in America 1919; former Simons Public Humanities Fellow
    The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security
    Special Events
    Thu., Sep. 11, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center
    Lunch provided. RSVP by September 4 to hallcenter@ku.edu. Book signing to follow.
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  • Friends Fall Social
    Special Events
    Wed., Oct. 1, 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Hall Center
    RSVP is required by September 24 to hallcenter@ku.edu. A Friends of the Hall Center exclusive
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  • Julian Go
    Research on the Leading Edge
    Special Events
    Wed., Oct. 29, 2014, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Hall Center
    Please RSVP to this event by October 15 at hallcenter@ku.edu and confirm in the body of the email that you wish to attend and would like a copy of the book.
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  • Angela Moots, Lovers' Swoons in Twelfth-Century Old French Literature
    Sias Graduate Fellow Lecture: Angela Moots
    Special Events
    Tue., Nov. 18, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center
    Lunch provided. RSVP by November 10 to hallcenter@ku.edu
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  • Claire Wolnisty, A Beacon of Light for the World: Southern Empires in Latin America, 1845-1880
    Sias Graduate Fellow Lecture: Claire Wolnisty
    Special Events
    Thu., Dec. 4, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Hall Center
    Lunch provided. RSVP required by November 27 to hallcenter@ku.edu
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