Events

If you would like your event to be posted on this calendar, please use our event request form. If you would like AGHI to co-sponsor your event, please use the co-sponsorship request form.

Mar
8
Fri
AGHI/English/Classics Conference: The Sound of Writing
Mar 8 – Mar 9 all-day Homewood Campus

The Sound of Writing
Shane Butler, Classics, JHU
Christopher Cannon, Classics/English, JHU (Conference Co-Organizer)
Ian Cornelius, English, Loyola University Chicago
Alison Cornish, Italian, NYU
Sean Curran, Music, University of Cambridge
Jeff Dolven, English, Princeton University
Virginia Jackson, English/Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
Eleanor Johnson, English, Columbia University
Steve Justice, English, UC Berkeley (Conference Co-Organizer)
Sarah Kay, French, NYU
Sarah Nooter, Classics, University of Chicago
Emily Thornbury, English, Yale

Presented by the Alexander Grass Humanities Institute and the Departments of English and Classics

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Mar
14
Thu
2019 Richard A. Macksey Lecture – Elaine Scarry, Harvard University
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Eisenhower Room, Hopkins Club

The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute will host it’s annual Richard A. Macksey lecture on March 14, 2019. This year, we will host Elaine Scarry from the Department of English at Harvard University. There will be a reception immediately following her lecture.

The title of her talk will be announced shortly.

Apr
8
Mon
AGHI Lecture: Wayne Biddle, the Writing Seminars
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm Hodson 210

The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute will host Wayne Biddle, Visiting Associate Professor, from the Writing Seminars for a lecture titled: “Dark Side of the Moon: Wernher von Braun and the Space Race, marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing”. The lecture will be held in Hodson 210.

Apr
16
Tue
Lecture by Andrew Webber, University of Cambridge
Apr 16 @ 4:30 pm Gilman 130D

Andrew Webber from the Department of German at the University of Cambridge will give a talk on the research project Arthur Schnitzler.

May
7
Tue
ATTN Current & Prospective Humanities Majors! Humanities @ the Hopkins Club, May 7, 2019
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Library, Hopkins Club

Please join The Alexander Grass Humanities Institute on May 7, 2019 at the Hopkins Club to take a break from reading and papers to enjoy tea and treats with fellow humanities students and faculty!