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Special Events:

"Reworking Political Concepts"
a two-day conference (December 3 and 4, 2010)

The Wm. Theodore de Bary Lecture:
"Halcyon Days: Emerging Centers of Regional Power in Shu (Sichuan) and Jiao (Vietnam) after the Fall of the Tang"

Franciscus Verellen, Director of École française d'Extrême-Orient
Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

Luncheon Lecture Series

Fall 2010

Thursdays at 12:15

All lectures are held in the Common Room on the second floor of the Heyman Center, which is located in the East Campus Residential Center of Columbia University. Lectures are free and lunch is provided.

September 23

“When Did Guilt Become a Joke?”
Josh Dubler
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, Religion

September 30

“The Rights of Sovereignty”
Daniel Lee
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, Political Science

October 7

"Fair or Fowl? Birds as Metaphors of Justice and Freedom in Antiquity”
Dana Fields
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, Classics

October 14

"New Developments of Popular Religion in Post-Mao China: Deterritorialization, Feminization, and Buddhification”
Yanfei Sun
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, Sociology

October 21

"Beliefs One Doesn't Believe In: Stances toward Divination in Recent English-Language Scholarship”
Adam Smith
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, East Asian Languages and Cultures

October 28

“On Movement: The Incarnations of Liberal ‘Freedom’”
Hagar Kotef
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, Institute for Research on Women and Gender

November 4

“Second States: American Civil War Utopia and the Pre-Freudian Psyche"
Emily Ogden
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, English

November 11

“Forging a Punish State: The Punitive Turn in American Social and Criminal Policy, 1968-1980”
Julilly Kohler-Hausmann
ACLS Recent Doctoral Recipient Fellow

November 18

"Beethoven's Piano Sonatas and the Music of the Literary: Romantic Irony as the Undoing of Genre"
Edgardo Salinas
Society of Fellows/Lecturer, Music

December 2

“The Afterlife of Empire”
Jordanna Bailkin
Society of Fellows (1999-2001)/Associate Professor of Modern European History, University of Washington

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