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Mellon Research Seminar

  • September 6, 12:00 pm

    Welcome and Introductions

  • September 13, 12:00 pm

    Bethany Wiggin presenting "Mixing Water and Oil: Environmental Humanities on the Lower Schuylkill River", Kimberley Thomas responding

  • September 20, 12:00 pm

    Candace Barrington presenting "Translation Trouble: Chaucer and the Subaltern", Jacqueline Burek responding

  • September 27, 12:00 pm

    Christine Poggi presenting "Projections: Mona Hatoum’s Cartographic Practice", Andre Carrington responding

  • October 4, 12:00 pm

    Susie Hatmaker "The Radical Abundance of Silica: Potential for a Digital Ethics", Rahul Mukherjee responding

  • October 11, 12:00 pm

    Brian Long presenting "Symeon Seth between Islamicate Culture and Eleventh-Century Byzantium", Heather Sharkey responding

  • October 18, 12:00 pm

    Judith Kaplan presenting "From Lexicostatistics to Lexomics: Basic Vocabulary and the Study of Language Prehistory"; Beth Linker responding

  • October 25, 12:00 pm

    Damien Stankiewicz presenting "Is Europe Lost in Translation?: Lessons from the Micro-Politics of Meaning at the French-German Television Channel ARTE"; Laura Kunruther responding

  • November 1, 12:00 pm

    Roundtable discussion of Walter Benjamin’s “The Task of the Translator” (1921; translated by Harry Zohn, 1968), and Bruno Latour, “Introduction” to Reassembling the Social (2005).

  • November 8, 12:00 pm

    Avery Slater presenting "Crypto-Monolingualism: Machine Translation and the Poetics of Automation"; Judy Kaplan responding.

  • November 15, 12:00 pm

    Sheila (Bridget) Murnaghan presenting "Wonders Never Cease: Translating Greek Tragedy in the 21st Century", Lily Kass responding

  • November 29, 12:00 pm

    Andre Carrington presenting "ALIEN SOUNDS | THE WAR OF THE WORLDS AS AUDIOFUTURISM"; Jim English responding

  • December 6, 12:00 pm
  • January 17, 12:00 pm
  • January 24, 12:00 pm
  • January 31, 12:00 pm
  • February 7, 12:00 pm
  • February 14, 12:00 pm
  • February 21, 12:00 pm
  • February 28, 12:00 pm
  • March 14, 12:00 pm
  • March 21, 12:00 pm
  • March 28, 12:00 pm
  • April 4, 12:00 pm
  • April 11, 12:00 pm
  • April 18, 12:00 pm
  • April 25, 12:00 pm