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Humanities Center

Humanities Center

Upcoming Events for Spring 2021

Visiting Scholars

Suzanne Lacy:  Thursday, February 4th at 5:30 PM

Suzanne Lacy is a groundbreaking contemporary artist, educator, writer, and professor at the University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design.

(Co-sponsored by the Hopper Visiting Artists Program, Department of Art & Art History) 

Susana Morris: Thursday, April 8th  at 5:30 PM 

Susana Morris is an innovative scholar of Black Feminism, Black Digital Media, Afrofuturism and professor at Georgia Tech University.

Works-in-Progress Series

Jason Nice:  Friday, February 5th  at 12:00 PM

Jason Nice is a scholar of European History and Professor in the History Department at CSU, Chico 

Co-sponsored Talks

Amanda Baugh: Thursday, March 11th at 5:30 PM

Amanda Baugh is a professor of religion and the environment at CSU Northridge who will speak on "Beyond 'White' Environmentalism: Varieties of Latinx Catholic Engagement"

(Co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities)

Digital Humanities Series  

(Co-Sponsored by the Meriam Library)

Jesse Sadler: Wednesday, February 24th at 5pm 

Jesse Sadler has a Ph.D. in European History from UCLA and is a Digital Humanities scholar, blogger, and statistical software developer.

Roopika Risam: Wednesday, March 31st at 5 pm

Roopika Risam is the author of New Digital Worlds: Postcolonial Digital Humanities in Theory, Praxis, and Pedagogy (Northwestern University Press, 2018) and Associate Professor at Salem State University. 

All Events on ZOOM. Check back in Spring for links.

Art and Social Change

With the 2020-21 theme, Art and Social Change, the Humanities Center seeks to inspire discussion about the ways that art can help us understand the past, engage with current social concerns, and envision the future. Events will highlight interdisciplinary humanities research and creative activity on the impact of the arts on society, locally and internationally. Focusing on intersectional issues of social justice, including systemic racism, sexism, and economic disparity, we will engage scholars, students, and the community in conversation on how art reflects and provokes social change.