Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Lecture | January 17 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Lawrence D. Biele Chair in Law at the Faculty of Law-Institute of Criminology and the School of Social Work and Public Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Based on three interrelated theoretical frameworksinstitutional racism, settler colonialism and security and biblical reasoning- what Professor Shalhoub-Kevorkian defines as security theology- the presentation will examine the invasion of the girl child body and space in Occupied East Jerusalem (OEJ).
Lecture | January 17 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 210 South Hall
D. Alex Hughes
An audit study of the 2016 election confirms ethnic bias by local election officials.
Lecture | January 17 | 4-6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Julia Watts Belser, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department,Georgetown University.
Disability Studies Research Cluster, HIFIS
Ancient Jewish accounts of the Roman conquest of Jerusalem use disability to reckon with charged questions about power, violence, and resistance. Bringing feminist disability studies to bear on rabbinic Jewish narrative, this lecture argues that disability affords the rabbis a complex symbolic discourse with which to grapple with the power of God and the brutality of empire.
Lecture | January 17 | 4-6:30 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife
Department of English, 19th Century and Beyond British Cultural Studies Working Group, Florence Green Bixby Chair in English
Notwithstanding Dickenss unprecedented choice of an English cathedral town as the primary setting for his final work, The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1870) gives many indications that it remains committed to the autoethnographic project that the author had most extensively undertaken in Bleak House (1852). This talk examines Droods adaptations of the model in the altered conditions of the later... More >
Lecture | January 17 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall
Dan Gillick proposes a new kind of internet search engine based on neural networks.