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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