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Society for the Humanities Spring Workshop: AUTHORITY

Friday, April 12, 2019

A. D. White House, Guerlac Room
29 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

The Spring Workshop will feature short, thesis-driven presentations (10-15 minutes) by Society for the Humanities Fellows to generate discussion around significant questions, examples, and problems related to our central theme for the year, AUTHORITY. Consciously designed as a discussion-driven seminar format, the workshop will take place in the A.D. White House Guerlac Room. 

10:00 – 10:15:  Coffee and welcome

10:15 – 12:30:  Panel I

  • Alexander Livingston, Faculty Fellow; Government, Cornell
    Violence and Nonviolence in Civil Disobedience

  • Damián Fernández, Society Fellow, History, Northern Illinois University
    History, Legitimacy, and Rebellion in the Visigothic Kingdom of Toledo

  • Dehanza Rogers, Faculty Fellow; PMA, Cornell
    #BlackGirlhood: A Short Film about the Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools


12:30 – 1:30:  Lunch

1:30 – 3:00:  Panel II

  • Jennifer Carlson, Sustainability Fellow; Energy Humanities, CENHS, Rice University
    Deranged Democracy? Climate Ordinariness and its Provocations for Citizenship

  • Klaus Yamamoto-Hammering, Society Fellow; Anthropology
    Purgatory Rituals: from Barbarism to Online Hate Speech

3:00 – 3:30:  Coffee Break

3:30 – 5:00:  Panel III

  • Asli Menevse, Mellon Graduate Fellow; History of Art, Cornell
    The Pedestal of Authority: A Monument and its Critics (Paris, 1871)

  • A.R. Edlebi, Mellon Graduate Fellow; English, Cornell
    Epilogue to the History of Capitalism

5:00 – 6:00:  Reception, free and open to the public

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