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Dartmouth College
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Events 2008

  • Socrates or Rousseau? Ancient and Modern Perspectives on Liberal Education. First Ancient and Modern Conference of the Daniel Webster Program. November 21-22, 2008.
  • Looking after Siegfried Kracauer. An international conference. Organized by Gerd Gemunden, Department of German Studies. November 7 -8 2008. Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dickey Center for International Understanding, The Office of the Provost at Dartmouth, DAAD, the Max Kade Foundation and the German Consulate in Boston.
  • Die B├Ârsenk├Ânigin/ The Queen of the Stock Exchange (1916). Silent Movie with introduction by Karola Gramann - Director: Kinothek Asta Nielsen.   Thursday November 6, 2008. 8.pm 028 Silsby. Free and Open to the public.   Part of the Looking after Siegfried Kracauer Conference.
  • Der Absturz/Downfall  (1923). Silent Movie with introduction by Karola Gramann - Director: Kinothek Asta Nielsen with live piano accompaniment by Bob Merrill.  Friday November 7, 2008 8.30pm Arthur M. Loew Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Part of the Looking after Siegfried Kracauer Conference.
  • Thomas Luxon - Virgil, Milton and the Separation Conversation in Paradise Lost. A Humanities Forum Lecture. Thursday October 30, 2008 Rockefeller Center 002. 4.30pm. Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
  • Architectural Design for Innovative Interdisciplinary Education in the Digital Millennium- the new MIT Media Lab Building. Gary Kamemoto, Principal, Maki and Associates Architecture and Planning, Tokyo, Japan. 4.30pm October 21, 2009. Arthur M. Loew Auditorium.  Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, Humanities Computing, Department of Art History and the Student Architecture Club, arc@D.
  • Ideas of Influence: The Impact of the Analyst's Character on the Analysis. Dr. Jane Kite. 5.00pm - 7.00pm. October 16, 2008. Room 125 Haldeman Center. A meeting of the Leslie Center Psychoanalysis Research Seminar. Free and open to the public. Please contact Isabel.Weatherdon to sign up for this discussion and  to receive a copy of the paper to be discussed.
  • Thought and Body in PreSocratic Philosophy with Prof. Patricia Curd (Purdue University). October 10, 2008 209 Thornton  10.00am - noon.  A BACAP Lecture sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities and Classics.
  • Cultures of Democracy - A conference organized by Annabel Martin, Department of Spanish and Portuguese. October 9, 2008. Main conference in Haldeman Center Room 041 9.00am - 1.00pm. Workshop in Room 125 Haldeman Center 2.00pm - 5.00. Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dickey Center for International Understanding, Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Office of the Provost at Dartmouth.
  • Crusades, Jihad and Identity in the Medieval World. Annual New England Medieval Conference. October 3 -4, 2008. Organized by Cecilia Gaposchkin, Department of History, and Christopher MacEvitt, Department of Religion. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dickey Center for International Understanding and the Office of the Provost at Dartmouth.
  • Maria Rosa Menocal. Yale University. Love in Times of Wars: What the Arts Tell Us That Ideology Denies.  October 3, 2008 4.30pm.  Haldeman Center, Kreindler Auditorium (Room 041). Part of Crusades, Jihad and Identity in the Medival World Conference.  Free and open to the public.
  • Benjamin Kedar. Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Crusade and Jihad as seen by the Adversary: Muslim Perceptions of Crusading, Latin Perceptions of Jihad. October 4, 2008 2.00pm Filene Auditorium (Moore Hall). Part of Crusades, Jihad and Identity in the Medival World Conference.  Free and open to the public.
  • Alma Tadema and Antiquity: Imagining Classical Sculpture in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain. A conference organized by T. Barton Thurber, Curator of European Art, Hood Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities in collaboration with the Hood Museum of Art. September 27-28, 2008.
  • Manuscript Review - August 25, 2008. George Edmondson  - Nearly Strange: Neighboring Texts and Literary History in Chaucer, Boccaccio, and Henryson. External reviewers, D. Vance Smith and Paul Strohm.
  • Encuentro Filipino: "Rediscovering a Hispanic Nation: The Fine and Performing Arts in the Philippine Islands Before The Invasion of 1898" April 30 - May 2
  • Russian Poetry - A Conference August 1 - 4, 2004. This year's annual meeting of the Russian Poetry Working Group will be held at Dartmouth. Experts on Russian poetry will discuss in a round- table format the works of Sergei Stratanovsky (b. 1944) and Boris Ryzhy (1974-2001). Sponsored by the Dickey Center for International Understanding, the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, and the Office of the Provost.

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