- April 25, 2013
Laura McGrane, Associate Professor of English and the Koshland Director of the John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College recently visited Carleton. She presented two public talks.
Her first talk, 'a pumkin and a pine-apple': The Transatlantic Incarnate in William Dunlap's Comedy," was hosted by the Carleton English Department, and took place on Wednesday, April 24th in Leighton 304.
Her second talk, "The User Paradox in the Classroom," was hosted by the Humanities Center on Thursday, April 25th, in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Professor McGrane, a leader in the Tri-College Digital Humanities collaborative initiative, explored changes to ways of reading and absorbing text (among other things) in the digital age in her talk.
- April 16, 2013
James C. Scott, the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale and Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies, led a special Humanities Center Faculty Seminar on Tuesday, April 16th at 4:30 pm in Leighton 304.
He also presented a public talk, Two Cheers for Anarchism, in Sayles-Hill 251, on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. See also: Political Science. Professor Scott's visit was arranged by Tun Myint and Tricia Peterson of the Political Science Department and is co-sponsored by Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science Department, Sociology Department, the History Lefler Fund, and the Humanities Center.
- February 11, 2013