Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Fall 2011 Calendar of Events

UPDATE: For more information -- including the correct time and location -- about our panel on "What Monsters Mean"  follow this link. An accessible and enjoyable look at what monsters reveal about the cultures that dream them, "What Monsters Mean" takes place on Thursday October 27 at 4 PM, 1957 E St. NW Room 213. Everyone is welcome; we would love to have you join us!

The seminar on "Monster Theory" on Friday 10/28 is by pregistration, which has now closed. 

More MEMSI events are listed here.

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Please mark your calendars and share this announcement widely. All events are free and welcome all who wish to attend.
Friday September 9 at noon
Lunch seminar
Suzanne Miller (History, GW): "Cycles of Violence and Penance: Crafting the Narrative of Venice's Adriatic Empire"
paper will be circulated two weeks in advance
Rome Hall 771, 801 22nd St NW

Friday October 7, 9 AM
Breakfast seminar
Jessica Frazier (English, GW), “Re-Orienting the Diamond: India, the Transnational Jewel Trade, and the Early Modern Theater”
paper will be circulated two weeks in advance
Rome Hall 771, 801 22nd St NW

Thursday October 27 4 PM

What Monsters Mean (discussion of the cultural significance of monsters from the medieval period to the present day by two experts in the field)
1957 E St. NW Room 213

Friday October 28 12-2 PM
Monster Theory (seminar for interested faculty and graduate students; readings circulated in advance)
Jeffrey Weinstock and Asa Simon Mittman
Rome Hall 771, 801 22nd St

Thursday December 1 4-6 PM
with:
Rome Hall 771, 801 22nd St

Friday December 2 11 AM

Critical Animal Studies (seminar for interested faculty and graduate students; readings circulated in advance)
With Karl Steel, Julian Yates, Peggy McCracken and Tobias Menely
Rome Hall 771, 801 22nd St

We are working on the spring semester calendar, and want to ensure that you hold this date:
Friday January 27 12 PM
Lunch seminar: Ben Tilghman (GW, Art History), "The Enigmatic Nature of Things"

To be added to our electronic distribution list, please contact Lowell Duckert, lduckert@gwu.edu

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