Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Lecture | April 4 | 4-6 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
The Goli otok (Barren island) labor camp was one of the best kept secrets in Titos Yugoslavia. During the Tito-Stalin split of 1948, over 13,000 genuine and alleged Stalin supporters were incarcerated and subjected to harsh treatment. Violence and hard labor were used in order to politically re-educate inmates. Several methods used in the camps, including a complex system of fictional... More >
Lecture | April 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Mark Thompson, Professor of Politics, City University of Hong Kong
Since his election, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has launched a violent crackdown on drugs. For many Filipinos, this state violence has created a sense of political order amidst weak institutions. Duterte's right populism shows similarities to illiberalism elsewhere in Southeast Asia but differs from rich world right populism represented by Trump and the European far right.
Lecture | April 4 | 5-7 p.m. | 170 The Law Building
Mohammad Fadel, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Mohammad Fadel, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, will give a public lecture on Islamic Law.
Lecture | April 4 | 5-6 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340, BCNM Commons
Jan De Vos
Berkeley Center for New Media
Allegedly, no reflection, knowledge nor theory are needed in the business of shaping the onlife self let the data, algorithms and bots do the work!
In this talk probe the pitfalls that theory and criticism should avoid in this era of the digitalization of (inter)subjectivity. I argue that a critical history of digitalization needs in the first place a critical history of subjectivity. I go... More >
Recursive Archaeology: An ontological approach to anthropomorphic ceramics from first millennium CE northwest Argentina: ARF Spring Lecture
Lecture | April 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Benjamin Alberti, Professor, Framingham State University
The question driving this talk is how to understand anthropomorphism in archaeological material, particularly in three-dimensional artefactual form.