Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human

Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human


The Global Studies Center is conducting (in cooperation with the Humanities Center) a faculty development seminar focusing on the theme of mirgration. This seminar is part of our ongoing Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human initiative. The purpose of this seminar is to bring colleagues from the humanities and the social sciences (as well as cognate professional schools) together for a series of lectures and workshops in which they will jointly explore questions that highlight the urgency of thinking globally about the humanities and humanistically about globalization.

These public lectures are open a wide, interdisciplinary audience composed of faculty, graduate students and undergraduates, as well as interested parties from outside the university.

Throught the year, we bring internationally-renowned scholars to campus to speak to our theme from their own (inter)disciplinary perspectives. In addition, each will lead a workshop with faculty participants of the seminar the following Friday morning (from 9-11am; coffee and pastries provided!)

Each of our four guest lecturers will present their public seminar on a Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm, in the Humanities Center (601 CL.) Please see below for details.

  • November 16th, 2017, Sergio Delgado, [Romance Languages and Literature, Harvard University] "The Labors in Landscape, or the False Protagonism of Globalization"
  • January 25th, 2018, Martina Tazzioli, [Geography, Swansea University] "Biopolitics, Mobility, and the Politics of Migrant Dispersal"
  • February 15th, 2018, Susan Bibler Coutin, [Criminology, Law and Society and Anthropology, UC Irvine] "Exiled Home: Salvadoran Transnational Youth in the Aftermath of Violence"
  • March 15th, 2018, Michael White, [Sociology, Populations Studies and Training Center, Brown University] "Whose Golden Door? The Global Challenge of Migration"

For further information about previous lectures in the Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human series, click here.

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