News & Events

Autumn 2023 Events

Thursday, August 24, from 8-10PM at the home of Jesse Molesworth (1727 E. Hunter Ave.).  Welcome reception and discussion of this year's Workshop topic.

Friday, September 15, from 4-5:30PM in the Oak Room (IMU).  Kenshur Prize colloquium, celebrating The Sun King at Sea: Maritime Art and Galley Slavery in Louis XIV's France (Getty), by Meredith Martin and Gillian Weiss.  Featuring presentations by Meredith Martin (NYU, Art History), Gillian Weiss (History, Case Western Reserve), Hall Bjornstad (French, Indiana), Rebecca Spang (History, Indiana), and Johannes Turk (Germanic Studies, Indiana). 

Wednesday, November 1, from 5:30-7PM at the Bishop Bar.  Lecture by Carrie Shanafelt (English, Yeshiva University): "Jeremy Bentham's Queer Enlightenment" (co-sponsored with Cultural Studies).

Thursday, November 30, from 8-10PM (location TBA).  Discussion of precirculated paper by Rebecca Spang.  Tentative title: "Whose Problem was Small Change?"