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The Leslie Center for the Humanities
Dartmouth College
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Events 2011

  • THE SATURN FILMS: EROTICA IN FREUD'S VIENNA  - MARY BERGSTEIN (RISD). Wednesday November 16, 2011 5.00pm: Haldeman 041.Part of the Psychoanalysis Study Group program
  • DARTMOUTH  MEDIEVAL STUDIES  COLLOQUIUM.   Saturday November 12, 2011:  Sanborn Library, Sanborn.   By invitation only.
  • Film Screening and Discussion of FOUR SISTERS  - a documentary by award winning Cuban filmmaker  RIGOBERTO JIMENEZ about the women in Cuba's Sierra Maestra. Saturday November 5, 2011 5.30pm : Rockefeller Center 001.
  • EL EFECTO INDEPENDENTISTA/THE INDEPENDENCE EFFECT.   Program, Venue and Cosponsors (PDF). October 27 - 29, 2011:
  • SEIZING THE FUTURE: Arts Activism in the Eastern Congo -  FAUSTIN LINYEKULA: Wednesday October 26, 2011 4.30pm: Haldeman 041
  • MANUSCRIPT REVIEW FOR ADEN EVENS: *Logic of the Digital*. Friday October 14, 2011 : By invitation only.
  • AGAINST CYNICISM: HOW THE HUMANITIES AND CULTIVATION OF OUR MORAL SELVES SUSTAINS THE IDEALISM OF STUDENTS ENTERING THE PROFESSIONS AND FACULTY TEACHING THEM - ARTHUR KLEINMAN: Professor of Medical Anthropology in Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Thursday October 13, 2011 4.30pm: Presented by the Leslie Center for the Humanities  and the Ethics Institute in  co-operation with the Dartmouth Centers Forum.  Haldeman 041.  Dr. Kleinman will use examples from his article in the Lancet.
  • Discussion of the film"A DANGEROUS METHOD" with accompanying readings Wednesday September 28, 2011 5.00pm - 7.00pm:  Haldeman 246. A Psychoanalysis Study Group meeting to discuss the film which is being shown on Friday September 23 at 4pm and 7pm in Spauding Auditorium as part of Telluride at Dartmouth.
  • MANUSCRIPT REVIEW FOR COURTNEY QUAINTANCE: *Sex and Solidarity in Early Modern Venice* . Friday September 9, 2011By invitation only.
  • THE ORIGINS OF ISLAM: NARRATIVES OF HISTORY AND THE HISTORIOGRAPHY OF NARRATIVES. August 7-9, 2011: Hosted by David S. Powers (Cornell University) and Susannah Heschel (Dartmouth). Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities
  • 100 YEARS OF THE SECRET GARDEN: A CENTENARY CONFERENCE. July 29, 30, 2011:  Featuring  Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina (Dartmouth), Ann Thwaite, Angelica Carpenter, John Matteson, Michael Patrick Hearn, and Peter Hunt. Free and open to all. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Department of English and the Dartmouth College Library
  • EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE.  May 27 May 29, 2011. Haldeman 125. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities 
  • FROM MEDIEVAL BRITAIN TO DARTMOUTH: SITUATING THE ENGLISH BRUT TRADITION.  May 20 and 21, 2011:A conference bringing together scholars of various kinds of expertise to debate the Rauner Special Collection of a fifteenth-century manuscript on the most popular versions of British history. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dartmouth College Library, the Departments of English and History, the Comparative Literature Program, the Associate Dean of Arts and Humanities and the Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies.
  • THE BERLIN SCHOOL: NEWEST FILMS FROM GERMANY.Friday May 13, 2011, 2.30pm - 5.30pm: Kreindler Auditorium Haldeman 041. Free and open to all. A symposium that brings together young directors CHRISTOPH HOCHHÄUSLER and scholars MARCO ABEL (University of Nebraska) ERIC RENTSCHLER (Harvard University) and TIEN-TIEN JONG ('10) Dartmouth. In conjunction with "The Berlin School" (FS42/GER 43) seminar, with screenings in the Loew Theater of nine recent films showcasing Berlin School directors. Cosponsored by the Office of the Provost, The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Max Kade Foundation, Departments of German, Film & Media Studies, and the Professorship of German Language.and the Sherman Fairchild Professorship.
  • THE CITY BELOW a film screening and and discussion with director CHRISTOPH HOCHHÄUSLER.  Thursday May 12, 2011 7pm: Loew Auditorium. Presented by the Loew Series on New German Cinema in cooperation with THE BERLIN SCHOOL Conference on May 13 in Haldeman 041.
  • MANUSCRIPT REVEIW FOR KLAUS MLADEK (Dartmouth College, Department of German Studies).Friday May 6, 2011, 2.30pm - 6pm : By invitation only.
  • BEYOND BOLLYWOOD: FICTION TO NON FICTION by KANAK MANI DIXIT.Friday May 6, 2011 4pm Rockefeller 3. Free and open to all. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dickey Center for International Understanding, the Rubin Foundation and the Department of English.
  • BLESSED EVENTS directed by ISABELLE STEVER. Thursday May 5, 2011 7.00pm: Loew Auditorium. Presented by the Loew Series on New German Cinema in cooperation with THE BERLIN SCHOOL Conference on May 13 in Haldeman 041.
  • BENNETT SIMON - FROM PLATO TO MONDRIAN: A JOURNEY TOWARDS THE GEOMETRY OF THE MIND (WITH OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS TO THE BOOK OF EZEKIEL AND SAMUEL BECKETT). Tuesday May 3, 2011, 5 - 7pm: Haldeman 246. Bennett Simon M.D., is a Psychoanalyst, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School and Professor at Harvard College. A Psychoanalysis Study Group Meeting. Please contact the Administrator to reserve your place and receive a reading.
  • STEPHEN PRICKETT, author of HOW MANY TONGUES DID ROMANTIICISM HAVE? A New Multilingual Anthology of European Romanticism by STEPHEN PRICKETT.Tuesday April 26, 2011, 4.30pm: Rockefeller Center 1. Free and open to all. Sponsored by Comparative Literature Program, Leslie Center for the Humanities, and the Departments of German Studies, Spanish & Portuguese, Russian, and French & Italian.
  • ALFREDO JAAR: IT IS DIFFICULT. Wednesday April 20, 2011 5.30pm: Loew Auditorium. Alfredo Jaar, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur "genius" grant, is one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today. A reception in Kim Gallery will follow his lecture. Presented in conjunction with the Dartmouth Centers Forum (DCF) series Speak Out, Listen Up and funded by the DCF, the Hood Museum of Art, and the Art History Department.
  • EARLY MODERN COLLOQUIUM featuring JONATHAN GIL HARRIS (George Washington University) and BRONWEN WILSON (University of British Columbia). Saturday April 16, 2011, 10am - 5.30pm: A one-day conference sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities. By invitation only; if you are interested in attending please contact the Administrator.
  • DIGITAL POETRY featuring Stephanie Strickland, Margie Luesebrink, John Cayley and Nick Montfort, leading American digital poets and theorists.  Friday April 15,2011 2pm - 5pm:Haldeman 041. Hosted by Aden Evens and sponsored by the Digital Humanities Lecture Series in cooperation with the Leslie Center for the Humanities.
  • WELCOME BACK: THE HUMANITIES AS CIVIC EDUCATION, DORIS SOMMER, Harvard University, will give the annual Zantop Memorial Lecture,Thursday April 14, 2011 4.30pm: Haldeman 041. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities and the Comparative Literature Program.
  • SARAH PINTO Department of Anthropology, Tufts University will discuss her current research project A MOVING MADNESS: BROKEN MOVEMENT AND THE SCIENCES OF HYSTERIA BETWEEN EUROPE AND INDIA. Wednesday April 13, 2011, 5 - 7pm: Haldeman 246. A Psychoanalysis study group meeting. Please contact Administrator if you wish to attend.
  • RETURN TO HAITI: CULTURAL RECOVERY. Haldeman 041. Organized by Rebecca Biron, Keith Walker and Molly Bode. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Rockefeller Center, the Dickey Center, Dartmouth Library, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the Office of the President at Dartmouth.
  • EVOLVING PSYCHOANALYTIC READINGS OF HAMLET with JONATHAN CREWE. Wednesday April 6, 2011, 5 - 7pm:  Haldeman 246. A Psychoanalysis Study Group Meeting. Please contact the Administrator to reserve your place and receive a reading.
  • DIGITAL FLESH - ALAN SONDHEIM. Tuesday April 5, 2011, 4.30pm Haldeman 041. Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Lecture Series in cooperation with the Leslie Center for the Humanities.
  • KAREN TEI YAMASHITA - I HOTEL. Monday March 2, 2011 4pm Filene Auditorium. Refreshments and book signing to follow. 
  • ADMAD:On Representation and Difference in Advertising. 2011 Bildiner Symposium. March 3 and 4, 2011. Keynote Speaker: SUT JHALLY (UMASS) ADVERTISING AND THE END OF COMMUNITY, with Panels featuring  Kimberley DaCosta, Mark Williams, Ricki Fairley-Brown, Kevin Keller and Joe Santos. Sponsored by the Bildner Foundation and administered by the Leslie Center for the Humanities
  • DANIEL SACK  from The National Endowment for the Humanities will take you through an overview and strategies for application-writing. Tuesday March 1, 2011 from 11.30am   Haldeman 041.  Sponsored by Dartmouth's Arts and Humanities Division, the Leslie Center for the Humanities and The National Endowment for the Humanities.
  • VISUALIZING AND PERFORMING VIOLENCE: LOCAL AND GLOBAL ACTS.  Monday February 28, 2011, 4.30pm  Haldeman 041. A panel discussion with Hope Azeda, artist in residence at the Department of Theater, Ford Evans, director of the Dartmouth Dance Ensemble, and Mary Coffey, Associate Professor of Art History. Co-sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, the Dickey Center for International Understanding, and Voices of the Department of Theater.
  • JOE SACCO comic artist and journalist.Thursday February 24, 2011, 5pm: Kemeny 008. Joe Sacco achieved international fame through the 1996 American Book Award-winning Palestine, and his graphic novel on the Bosnian War, Safe Area Goražde. Free and open to all. In collaboration with the Center for Cartoon Studies and the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation.
  • MANUSCRIPT REVIEW  for BED GIRI (Dartmouth College, Department of English). Friday February 18, 2011, 2.30 - 6pm:
  • SHERRY TURKLE (MIT) will talk about her new book ALONE TOGETHER: WHY WE EXPECT MORE FROM TECHNOLOGY AND LESS FROM EACH OTHER.Thursday February 10. 2011, 4.30pm: Kemeny 008. Free and open to all.   Sponsored by the Digital Humanities Lecture Series in cooperation with the Leslie Center for the Humanities.
  • FREUD AND DORA , IN TRANSLATION. Wednesday January 26, 2011, 5 - 7pm: Haldeman 246. A Psychoanalysis Study Group Meeting. Group discussion of pre-circulated reading of two translations of Freud’s famous case study of Dora.
  • SUSAN NIEMAN - JOB, GOD AND THE PROBLEM OF EVIL. Tuesday January 25, 2011, 4.15pm: Filene Auditorium. Free and open to all. This year’s Hardigg Fellow. Professor Susan Neiman, Director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam, Germany, is a moral philosopher with interests in philosophy of religion, and author of several award-winning books, including Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy (2002) and Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists (2008). Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, Departments of Religion, Philosophy and Jewish Studies.
  • MANUSCRIPT REVIEW  for PATRICIA McKEE (Dartmouth College, Department of English). Friday January 21, 2011, 2.30 - 6pm.
  • BLEAK LIBERALISM with AMANDA ANDERSON (Johns Hopkins University). A FACULTY DINNER DISCUSSION with pre-circulated paper led by Amanda Anderson and hosted by Patrica McKee, Department of English. Thursday January 20, 2011, 7 - 9pm. Cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities, MALS and the Department of English.
  • UNSETTLING STEREOPTYPES: HUMOR AND CULTURAL IMAGES OF BLACK AMERICA.Thursday January 6, 2011, 4.30-6.30pm. A panel discussion in Haldeman 041. Free and open to all. Playwright Young Jean Lee is joined by faculty and students in a roundtable conversation about racial identity politics, popular culture, and humor's role in enabling and subverting stereotypes. Moderated by Professor of English, Soyica Diggs Colbert. Co-sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities and the Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College. Presented in conjunction with performances of The Shipment, January 7 & 8, 8PM, The Moore Theater.

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