Upcoming Events

Tue Nov 28, 2017

Digital Humanities Speaker Series: Race and Distant Reading

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Location: Scholars Lounge, Hesburgh Library

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Richard So, assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago, will discuss his current project in the context of the digital humanities field. A Q&A session will follow.

His project titled, The Data of Cultural Inequality: Codes of American Race and Writing, 1950-2000, studies the emergence of patterns of racial discourse and distinction in the U.S. literary field in the post-war period.…

Thu Nov 30, 2017

Jack Tannous Lecture: "On Samuel of Edessa, Mattai of Aleppo, and Wapha, the Aramean Philosopher, or, Syriac Literature as a 'Miserable Wreck'"

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

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Prof. Jack Tannous of Princeton University will deliver a lecture entitled "On Samuel of Edessa, Mattai of Aleppo, and Wapha, the Aramean Philosopher, or, Syriac Literature as a 'Miserable Wreck.'" The lecture will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm in the Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library), with a reception to follow.

Sun Dec 17, 2017

Revolutionizing the Age of Revolutions

Location: Rome

Revolutionizing the Age of Revolutions
Rome, December 17-19th 2017

This conference deals with one of the seminal periods in Western history; the Age of Revolutions. The term ‘Age of Revolutions’ is a familiar one, but what does it mean today?

We believe we are at an important moment for the history of the Age of Revolution since one of its most influential texts – R.R. Palmer’s The Age of the Democratic Revolution: The Challenge – will mark sixty years since its publication in 2019 and the historical framework he constructed is in a time of great ‘revolutionary’ change itself. With this conference, we want to gather the best scholars of the Age of Revolutions to take stock of the state of the field, discuss what are the appropriate frameworks through which to understand the Age of Revolutions, and to elaborate a new vision of the Age of Revolutions; one that takes into account new regions, currents, and methods that have emerged in recent years. …

Mon Dec 18, 2017

Revolutionizing the Age of Revolutions

Location: Rome

Revolutionizing the Age of Revolutions
Rome, December 17-19th 2017

This conference deals with one of the seminal periods in Western history; the Age of Revolutions. The term ‘Age of Revolutions’ is a familiar one, but what does it mean today?

We believe we are at an important moment for the history of the Age of Revolution since one of its most influential texts – R.R. Palmer’s The Age of the Democratic Revolution: The Challenge – will mark sixty years since its publication in 2019 and the historical framework he constructed is in a time of great ‘revolutionary’ change itself. With this conference, we want to gather the best scholars of the Age of Revolutions to take stock of the state of the field, discuss what are the appropriate frameworks through which to understand the Age of Revolutions, and to elaborate a new vision of the Age of Revolutions; one that takes into account new regions, currents, and methods that have emerged in recent years. …

Tue Dec 19, 2017

Revolutionizing the Age of Revolutions

Location: Rome

Revolutionizing the Age of Revolutions
Rome, December 17-19th 2017

This conference deals with one of the seminal periods in Western history; the Age of Revolutions. The term ‘Age of Revolutions’ is a familiar one, but what does it mean today?

We believe we are at an important moment for the history of the Age of Revolution since one of its most influential texts – R.R. Palmer’s The Age of the Democratic Revolution: The Challenge – will mark sixty years since its publication in 2019 and the historical framework he constructed is in a time of great ‘revolutionary’ change itself. With this conference, we want to gather the best scholars of the Age of Revolutions to take stock of the state of the field, discuss what are the appropriate frameworks through which to understand the Age of Revolutions, and to elaborate a new vision of the Age of Revolutions; one that takes into account new regions, currents, and methods that have emerged in recent years. …