Filmmaker Nancy Savoca

@ 4:00 pm CDT -

Nancy Savoca will offer a public lecture in English on her work as screenwriter, fiction writer and filmmaker especially with regard to questions relating to the Italian diaspora, Italian American ethnicity and identity. Followed by …

Humanities = Jobs : The Tactics of Contrarian Entrepreneurial Humanists

Alain-Philippe Durand, Dorrance Dean of Humanities, University of Arizona
@ 4:00 pm CDT

Dean Durand has made a mission of building enrollment in French, then in Humanities majors at large, and in connecting those forms of study to careers and jobs across disciplines and beyond university life.  While …

Karen Pinkus

Hilldale Lecture
@ 4:00 pm CST -

Rethinking the Italian Eighteenth Century and Its Transnational Connections

Room 235 Pyle Center

Background With its emphasis on transmissions and reciprocities across borders, the transnational perspective has been redefining the parameters of eighteenth-century studies for the past 25 years. It is the goal of this symposium, along with …