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Calendar of Events: Lunchtime Lecture Series

Spring 2013
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.

February 14

“Thoreau's Bed: Walden and the History of Modern Sleep”
Benjamin Reiss
Professor of English, Emory University

February 21

“Musicking at the Limit of the Human”
Gary Tomlinson
John Hay Whitney Professor of Music and the Humanities, Yale University

February 28

“Within Cold Blood: Freezers, Biological Anthropology, and the Remaking of Human Nature”
Joanna Radin
Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine, Yale University

March 7

“Animating the memorial topography of Hellenism: The Heroes of Philostratus”
Janet Downie
Assistant Professor of Classics, Princeton University

March 14

“Conceptualizing Gods through Statues: A Study of Personification and Localization in Chinese Religion”
Wei-ping Lin
Professor, Department of Anthropology, National Taiwan University

March 28

“Animation & Dynamic Visual Intelligence”
Patrick Grim
Distinguished Teaching Professor, Stony Brook University

April 4

“On Not Being Someone Else”
Andrew H. Miller
Professor of English, Indiana University

April 11

Hugh Raffles
Professor of Anthropology, The New School

April 18

“‘You live and do not harm me!’: Shifts in Approaches to Objects in Turn-of-the-century Anthropology and Histories of Art”
Spyros Papapetros
Assistant Professor, History and Theory of Architecture, Princeton University

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