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Humanities News 

September 22

The Matter with Pantheism: Race, Gender, Divinity, and Dirt

A lecture by Mary-Jane Rubenstein

Professor of Religion, Wesleyan University


September 23

Faculty Lunches Begin


September 27-November 8 (Tuesday Mornings)

Breakfast with the Arts


October 5

Persepolis: A film based on Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel


October 6

A Conversation with Marjane Satrapi


October 9

Homeland: Iraq Year Zero (2015) will be screened by the Dartmouth Film Society


October 20

Marlon James


 January 24-25

Miranda July


 April 17

Jonathan Franzen


 May 3

Naomi Shahib Rye   


Fall 2016 Newsletter



The Leslie Center for the Humanities
Dartmouth College
6240 Haldeman Center, Room 263
Hanover, NH 03755
Tel. 603-646-0896
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The Long Nineteenth Century


19th Century Study Group Meeting

Professor Catriona McLeod (University of Pennsylvania) will present a chapter from her current work.

Tuesday, April 21st

Haldeman 246

 12:00 - 1:30pm

This workshop brings together faculty whose expertise and interests fall into the long nineteenth century, regardless of geographical area of specialization. The interdisciplinary group will provide opportunities to examine current field-defining and field-defying paradigms. The group is open to tenure and tenure-track faculty, will convene twice per quarter, and discuss members' work-in-progress as well as scholarship currently emerging in the wider discipline(s).


Upcoming Events in 2015:

Future meetings will be highlighted here.

Past Events:

  • Tuesday, April 21: Professor Catriona McLeod (University of Pennsylvania) presented a chapter from her current work.
  • Tuesday, March 31: Professor Jo McDonagh (King's College London) presented a chapter from her current work.
  • Tuesday, February 24: Prof. Rachel Teukolsky of Vanderbilt University led a discussion of "Stereoscopy and the Global Picturesque," a chapter from her current work.
  • Tuesday, January 20: a discussion of David Armitage's "The History Manifesto"
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014: James Heffernan's (Professor of English, Emeritus) new book, Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature
  • Tuesday, October 21: a discussion of "The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century" by J├╝rgen Osterhammel and Patrick Camiller


Facilitators: Colleen G. Boggs, Robert Bonner and Katherine Hornstein.


Fin du travail (The End of the Working Day) by Jules Breton, 1887

Last Updated: 4/23/15