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October 2014

AMS Colloquium Series | Nicola Camerlenghi | “The Medieval Origins of the Cupola of Florence Cathedral”

October 15, 2014 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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Ancient & Medieval Studies presents Nicola Camerlenghi, Assistant Professor of Medieval Architecture at Dartmouth College. His talk "The Medieval Origins of the Cupola of Florence Cathedral" Completed in 1436, Brunelleschi’s…

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January 2015

Pleasures of Poetry

January 5, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Kevin McLellan Reading James Schuyler's “February”, “This Wiry Winter”,  and “This Dark Apartment”

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January 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Zachary Bos Reading Mohammad Reza Shafii-Kadkani: “ Migration of Violets”, “In These Nights”

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January 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Howard Eiland Reading Marianne Moore's "The Fish" and Elizabeth Bishop's "The Fish"

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 8, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: David Thorburn Reading John Crowe Ransom's "Captain Carpenter"

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January 9, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Anne Kazlauskas Reading Two Scots Songs of Comradeship: Robert Burns's  "Auld land syne" and Hamish Henderson's "The John Maclean March"

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 12, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Kevin Pilkington: New Poems

January 15, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Award-winning poet Kevin Pilkington will read from his forthcoming book, Where You Want To Be.

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 16, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 20, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Beyoncé: Black Feminist Thought in Popular Culture

January 20, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30 pm, repeating until January 22, 2015

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This course explores Beyoncé’s songs, music videos, and photographs as a way to reflect on issues of black feminism, womanism, and intersectionality. What do those terms even mean? How exactly…

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January 21, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 22, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 23, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Beyoncé: Black Feminist Thought in Popular Culture

January 23, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
MIT Building 14E, Room 304, 160 Memorial Drive
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This course explores Beyoncé’s songs, music videos, and photographs as a way to reflect on issues of black feminism, womanism, and intersectionality. What do those terms even mean? How exactly…

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 27, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 29, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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January 30, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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March 2015

AMS | Ray Starr | “Reading Bronze and The Text on It: The ‘Res gestae divi Augusti’ in Rome”

March 10, 2015 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Deeds of the Divine Augustus was composed by the emperor himself and erected posthumously on bronze tablets (now lost) in front of his enormous Mausoleum in Rome.  What was…

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April 2015

AMS | Mary-Louise Gill | “True Rhetoric and Philosophy in Plato’s ‘Phaedrus’”

April 1, 2015 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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May 2015

AMS | Arthur Bahr |”Denouement: Speculating on Sir Gawain’s ‘Endeles Knot'”

May 6, 2015 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
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Ancient & Medieval Studies presents Arthur Bahr’s talk “Denouement: Speculating on Sir Gawain’s Endeles Knot” on May 6, 2015 at 5:15pm in 14E-304. http://whereis.mit.edu

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September 2015

WGS Intellectual Forum: ” Enterprise in Neoliberal Times: South Asian Working Class Women in New England”

September 30, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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~Please join us for the first gathering of the WGS Intellectual Forum~ September 30th, 12-1:30pm in 14E-304 MIT/WGS Lecturer Abha Sur and Umass Boston/WGS visiting scholar Jyoti Sinha will present:…

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October 2015

Metaphors, Relationships & Other Queer Things

October 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join WGS for indian food and an open exchange with transgender rock and roll pioneer and artist Venus de Mars and poet Lynette Reini-Grandell in conversation on evolving attitudes towards…

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WGS Intellectual Forum: Joshua Bennett

October 15, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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~Please join us for the WGS Intellectual Forum~ October 15th, 12-1:30pm in 14E-304 MIT/Literature predoctoral fellow Joshua Bennett presents: Lords of Sounds and Lesser Things: Muleness as Black Feminist Modality…

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January 2016

Pleasures of Poetry

January 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Noel Jackson John Keats “On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer”; “How many bards gild the lapses of time!” ”

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January 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Stephen Tapscott William Blake “The Lamb”; “The Tiger”; “London”; “The Garden of Love”

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January 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Christopher Capozzola B.H. Fairchild “Body and Soul” Marianne Moore “Baseball and Writing”

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Mary Fuller Gregory Pardlo “For Which it Stands”; “Double Dutch”

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Kevin McLellan Hans Faverey from “Sur Place”; “The Pond in the Lake

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Susan Wiedner Seamus Heaney “Punishment”

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January 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Bronwen Heuer Francisco de Quevedo “Life’s Brevity”; “Love, constant beyond death”

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January 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Zachary Bos Adonis "A Mirror for Khalida"

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January 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Howard Eiland William Shakespeare Sonnet 121

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 15, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Stephen Pepper Billy Ramsell “Sound”; “Lament for Esbjörn Svensson”; “Still”

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Anne Hudson Langston Hughes “Let America Be America Again”

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January 20, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: David Thorburn T.R. Hummer “Glass Ceiling”

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January 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Joel Agee Michelangelo “On painting the vault of the Sistine Chapel”

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Poetry Reading: Joel Agee

January 21, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Joel Agee, author of Twelve Years and In the House of My Fear will read from his new novel, The Stone World.

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January 22, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Rosa Martinez Lyn Hejinian “Happily”  

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January 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Daniel Pritchard Rowan Ricardo Phillips “Music for When the Music is Over”; “Measure for Measure”

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January 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Joshua Bennett Aracelis Girmay "On Kindness"

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Poetry Reading: Joshua Bennett Postponed

January 26, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Joshua Bennett is a Literature Predoctoral Fellow completing the final year of a PhD in English at Princeton University. His book The Sobbing School, forthcoming from Penguin, is a National…

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Pleasures of Poetry

January 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Moderator: Rosemary Booth Anne Carson “TV Men: Sappho”; “Notes for Meeting with the Actors the Day the Director Asked Me to Come to First ‘Antigonick’ Read-Through”

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January 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Arthur Bahr Sappho “In all honesty, I want to die” Elizabeth Bishop “One Art”

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February 2016

WGS Intellectual Forum: Bruno Perreau “The Power of Theory: Same-sex Marriage, Education, and Gender Panic in France”

February 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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~Please join WGS for lunch and our First Spring Term Intellectual Forum ~ Wednesday, February 24th, 12-1:30pm in 14E-304 Bruno Perreau (GSL/WGS) will present on his current research: "The Power…

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March 2016

AMS | Eric Weiskott | “Early English Meter as a Way of Thinking”

March 7, 2016 @ 5:15 am - 6:30 pm
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From Chaucer's pentameter to the alliterative meter of Beowulf and Piers Plowman, prosody in medieval England was a cultural practice and a technical skill. Following Simon Jarvis in understanding “poetry…

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Poetry Reading: Joshua Bennett

March 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Joshua Bennett Poetry Reading Monday, March 14, 2016 5:30pm MIT 14E-304 Joshua Bennett is a MIT Literature predoctoral Fellow while completing his final year of a PhD in English at…

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WGS Intellectual Forum with Caley Horan: “The End of Equality and the Triumph of Fairness”

March 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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~Please join us for lunch at the WGS Intellectual Forum ~ March 16th, 12-1:30pm in 14E-304 Caley Horan (History/WGS) presents: "The End of Equality and the Triumph of Fairness: The…

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April 2016

The Cost of Silence: Causes and Consequences of Abortion Stigma in the U.S. & Around the World

April 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Please join WGS and GHMHI for a lunchtime talk by Dr. Elizabeth Janiak: The Cost of Silence: Causes and Consequences of Abortion Stigma in the U.S. & Around the World…

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Tim Fielder Talks about Afrofuturist Comic

April 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Artist/Illustrator and creator of the Afrofuturist comic Matty's Rocket, Tim Fielder joins us for a live presentation this Wednesday, 4/27, 2-4pm 14E -304. Tim is a New York City based…

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May 2016

Anna Walsh’s Thesis Defense: “Turning Somersaults with a Hand Nailed to the Floor:” Infinite Jest’s Recursive Presentation of Waste-Desire Cycles

May 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Anna Walsh Thesis Defense “Turning Somersaults with a Hand Nailed to the Floor:” Infinite Jest’s Recursive Presentation of Waste-Desire Cycles Monday, May 9, 2016 immediately following Literature Tea (6pm ish)…

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