Tag Archives: Humanities Center

The Work of Art in the World: A Review of Doris Sommer’s Visit to Lehigh

On November third Doris Sommer visited Lehigh, speaking to a crowd of educators: librarians, teachers, professors, administrators, and students. Harvard professor and founder of Cultural Agents, Sommer believes in the power of public humanities to make change in the world. … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?: November 2016

November has arrived and with it colder weather. Fortunately, the university is well heated and has numerous events to bring you inside and keep you warm. Also, pumpkin spice lattes. Monday, October 31 The deadline for LSJ abstract submissions is TODAY … Continue reading

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What’s Happening: April 2016

April is an exciting month here in Drown as we wrap up the academic year with a Literature and Social Justice visiting lecture, more pedagogy workshops, a transferable skills panel, and a number of dissertation defenses. As Dashielle suggested in … Continue reading

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Amaranth: An Introduction

As many of you know, Amaranth is the literary magazine published by the English Department and released annually each spring of the academic year. Our goal is to promote the literary arts on and around campus and to highlight the … Continue reading

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What’s Happening: March 2016

March comes in like a lion this year, with three exciting and important department events within the next week and a half. First up is the visit from Leonard Cassuto, author of The Graduate School Mess. His book talk will be on … Continue reading

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What’s Happening: January/February 2016

Welcome back to our snow-covered campus and the official start of Spring 2016! Every month Laura and I will be highlighting some of the lectures, meetings, and opportunities happening on campus. So break out your calendars and mark the dates … Continue reading

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Happy New Semester!: A Year (Later) of Spivak

During the fall semester of 2013, critical theorist Gayatri Spivak visited Lehigh University as part of our Humanities Center’s “Home” lecture series. Of course, when such a renowned scholar as Dr. Spivak is scheduled to visit, rumors will abound. Whispers … Continue reading

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Posthumanism Matters for the Humanities

October is National Arts and Humanities Month: a time to experience, celebrate, and promote the important roles that the arts and humanities play in our lives. The perfect time, in fact, to talk about . . . posthumanism? Of course! … Continue reading

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