News & Events

Winter-Spring 2022 Events

Thursday, January 27th, from 8:00-9:30 p.m. via Zoom. Join us for a discussion of Kirsten Sword's Wives not Slaves: Patriarchy and Modernity in the Age of Revolutions (University of Chicago Press, 2021) and Dave Nichols's To Be Men of Business: the Origins of Chickasaw Capitalism (University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming). With presentations by the authors and comments by Christoph Irmscher (Distinguished Professor of English, Indiana University). 

Monday, February 21st, from noon-1:00 p.m. in room 222 of the College Arts + Humanities Institute, Gayle Karch Cook Center for Public Arts and Humanities. Professors Jonathan Elmer (English) and Sarah Knott (History) will facilitate a discussion of Saidiya Hartman's "Venus in Two Acts," Small Axe 26 (June 2008) in preparation for Professor Hartman's visit to Bloomington in early March.

Thursday-Saturday, May 19th-21st. "In, Around, Against, and With: Eighteenth-Century Collaborations," the Center's twentieth Annual Workshop.   

The Center has awarded its graduate fellowships for 2022-2023 to M. Fatih Torun (History), Sara Loy (English), and Brian Donarski (Germanic Studies). Congratulations!