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Call for Papers, "The Horizons of Community"

The Graduate Students of The Humanities Center are proud to announce a Graduate Student Conference, "The Horizons of Community," with keynote speakers Boris Groys (Global Distinguished Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, NYU) and Molly Warnock (Assistant Professor, Department of Art History and The Humanities Center, JHU). 


   February 27 and 28, 2015

   Click here for further information.

New Master's Program in Humanistic Studies

   The Humanities Center is pleased to
   announce a new course of study, the
   Master of Arts in Humanistic Studies.

   Please click here for more information.

Ulrich Koch

The Humanities Center is pleased to announce a lecture by Ulrich Koch (ETH Zurich, Swiss National Science Foundation), Visiting Scholar in the Humanities Center


   "Cruel to be kind?" Professionalization,
   Politics and Psychoanalytic Neutrality

   Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 4 pm
   Gilman 208

How to Really Do Things with Words

The Humanities Center is honored to present three lectures by Barbara Cassin (CNRS, Léon Robin Center for Research on Ancient Thought, and Collège International de Philosophie),  Associate of the Humanities Center:


   Oct. 21: "Ontology/Logology"
   Oct. 22: "South African TRC: 'Enough of the Truth for...'"
   Oct. 23: "Lacan, or 'The Presence of the Sophist Nowadays'"

   4:00 pm in the Humanities
   Center Seminar Room (Gilman 208)

Matthew Engelke

The Humanities Center is pleased to announce a lecture by Matthew Engelke (London School of Economics)

    Immanence and/in Africa:
   Some Reflections (from South of the Sahara)

   Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4 pm

Workshop on Spiritual Exercises

The Humanities Center is pleased to announce a one-day workshop under the title “ASpiritual Exercise Every Day” with the aim to discuss various concepts and practices of Spiritual Exercises in different fields of humanities, notably philosophy, literature and cinema.

   Thursday, December 4, 2014
   9:00 am to 4:00 pm
   Gilman 208

   Click here for a program of the workshop.

Past Events

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