Programs Archive

Topic Speaker Type Year
Winter 2015 Katz Lecture Anne Balsamo Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Spring 2015 Katz Lecture Rainer Forst Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015
Reading and Responsibility Derek Attridge Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Fieldwork Connections: The Fabric of Ethnographic Collaboration in China and America (University of Washington Press, 2007) Stevan Harrell Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Translation in Wartime Vicente L. Rafael Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy Wendy Brown Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2007/2008
Who Will Build the Ark? The Architectural Imagination in the Age of Catastrophic Convergence Mike Davis Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Making Waves: Documentary Film in Perspective Steven Ungar Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
How to View a Mountain in Medieval China David Knechtges Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2008/2009
Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Long and the Short of Human History Dipesh Chakrabarty Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Fabulation and Metahistory: W.G. Sebald and Recent German Holocaust Fiction Richard Gray Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
Picasso’s Guernica Revisited T.J. Clark Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2009/2010
When Africa Was “The Thing”: Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times Robin D.G. Kelley Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
The Color of Africa: Black and White at the Battle of Adwa – Ethiopia, 1896 Raymond Jonas Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers Kwame Anthony Appiah Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2010/2011
Second Hand: A Poet’s Journey Toward Science Linda Bierds Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Ripple Effects: The Work of Art in the World Doris Sommer Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
Taking to the Streets: Arts and Activism in the Americas Diana Taylor Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2011/2012
A Crisis of Care and a Crisis of Borders: Towards Caring Citizenship Victoria Lawson Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
From World History to World Art: Reflections on New Geographies of Feminist Art in Asia Shu-mei Shih Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Now You See It: Why the Future of Higher Education Demands a Paradigm Shift Cathy Davidson Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For? Josiah Ober Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2012/2013
Marvell’s Latin and Wordsworth’s Greek: Literature and Literalism in the Classical Tradition Stephen Hinds Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2013/2014
Is Eating Babies Really So Terrible? The Dark Genius of Jonathan Swift Thomas Lockwood Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities 2014/2015