Thursday, September 22, 2016 / 17:00
Pawel Śpiewak (University of Warsaw,) Director, Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute
“Shoah and the Insufficiency of Political Philosophy”
CENES gratefully acknowledges support from the Polish General Consulate.
Tuesday,October 4, 2016 / 17:00
Bethany Wiggin (University of Pennsylvania), Director, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
“Philadelphian Experiments: Past, Present, Future”
CENES gratefully acknowledges support from the Department of History.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 / 17:00
Bernhard Siegert (Bauhaus University Weimar), Director, IKKM
International Visiting Scholar, Peter Wall Institute
“Turn Meaning On/Off: The Flip and Flop of ‘Understanding’ Media”
Additional events with Bernhard Siegert:
➜ “The Free Sea. A Conversation with Renisa Mawani and Bernhard Siegert.”
Wednesday, October 12 / 16:00 / Peter Wall Institute VIP Room / rsvp to firstname.lastname@example.org
➜ “Ishmael’s Critique of Pictures: Representation and Anti-Representation in Moby-Dick”
Thursday October 13 / 17:30 / Lasserre 102
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 / 17:00
Thomas Kühne (Clark University), Strassler Family Chair in the Study of Holocaust History
“Nation Building Through Genocide: The Germans and the Holocaust”
CENES gratefully acknowledges support from the Rudolf Vrba Memorial Lecture Endowment Fund and the Waldman Endowment for Holocaust Education.
Additional event with Thomas Kühne: Vrba Memorial Lecture
➜ “The Murderers Are Among Us”: Images of Holocaust Perpetrators from the Third Reich to the Present
Thursday November 17/ 17:00 / Buchanan A 101
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 / 17:00
Ástráður Eysteinsson (University of Iceland)
“Searching for Iceland: A Literary Quest”
CENES gratefully acknowledges support from the The Richard and Margaret Beck Lecture Fund at the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria.