HI Brown Paper Bag Lunchtime Seminar Series 2017-2018 Semester II

The UCD Humanities Brown Paper Bag Lunchtime Seminar Series is a lunchtime series of seminars by academic members which will run on either Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays during term @1.10pm in H.204. Please see the schedule for February to May 2018 below:

Semester II

Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Associate Professor Federico Luisetti
Associate Professor of Italian Culture and Society, University of St. Gallen and HI Visiting Fellow
“Geopower: Earth Politics and the States of Nature of Late Capitalism”

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Associate Professor Douglas Smith
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
“Naples and Travelling Theory: Walter Benjamin, Asja Lacis and Ernst Bloch” (working title)

Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Dr Kathryn Milligan
HI resident postdoc scholar
“As though he were gazing from a window': New Research on Walter Osborne's Venetian Paintings”

Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Associate Professor Mary Quinn
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of New Mexico and HI Visiting Fellow
“A Sonnet Against Sight: Mapping the Senses in the Hapsburg Empire”

Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Dr Alison Garden
HI resident postdoc scholar
“The Queer Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement”

Semester I

Thursday, 14 September 2017 (at 2pm)

Professor Hideki Kuwajima

Graduate School of Integrated Arts & Sciences, Hiroshima University

“Lafcadio Hearn’s ‘Celtic Lullaby’ & the Resonance of Irish Aesthetics: From his Essay “By the Japanese Sea””

Chair Professor Mary Gallagher (School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics)

Guest lecture organised by Dr Naonori Kodate (School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice)

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh, Anna Bale and Barbara Hillers

The National Folklore Collection and School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore “Dúchas, the National Folklore Collection's online archive: Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research opportunities”

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Professor Hugh Campbell

School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

“Unconscious Places - Thomas Struth and the Architecture of the City”

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Dr Katherine Fama

School of English, Drama and Film

“The Architecture of Singleness: Independent Women in the Modern U.S. City”

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Professor Anne Fuchs

HI Director & School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

“Slow Photography”

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Professor Anne Fogarty

School of English, Drama and Film

“Gender and Ageing: Reading the Older Woman in Anne Enright's The Green Road

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Professor Phoebe Young

Department of History & Interim Director, Center for Humanities and the Arts  

University of Colorado, Boulder

“’Bring Tent’: The Occupy Movement, Outdoor Publics, and the History of American Camping"

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Associate Professor Andreas Hess

School of Sociology

“The Liquefaction of Memory: a critique of Zygmunt Bauman's diffusionist social theory”