2016-2017 Calendar of Events

AUTUMN 16  WINTER 17  SPRING 17


AUTUMN 2016

Orientation, Pt 1
Nuts and Bolts

Wednesday, September 21
9:00 - 1:30
Society of Fellows Conference room  Gates Blake 324


 
Orientation, pt 2
 
Friday, September 23rd
9:00 to 4:30pm
Harper Memorial Library 284-6
Welcome Reception Friday, September 23rd
5:00-7:00 pm
Smart Museum
Cochrane-Woods Art Center
5540 S. Greenwood Ave
Quarter Begins Monday, September 26th
Society of Fellows Symposium

Richard Strier,
Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of English

Discussing George Herbert's poem, Love
 
Thursday, October 13th
4:30 pm
Steven Rings, House Master's Residence, Campus North Residence Hall

 
CANCELLED
Society of Fellows Professionalization Workshop:  Title IX Discussion
 Sarah Wake,
Associate Provost; Director, Office for Equal Opportunity Programs and Title IX Coordinator
THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED
Friday, October 14th
Noon to 1:30pm

Harper Memorial Library, rm 284-86
Society of Fellows:  Converting your Dissertation into a Book
Elizabeth Branch Dyson and Tim Mennel,
University of Chicago Press
 
Thursday, October 20th
4:30 pm
Wiebolt 403
Weissbourd Fall Fellows Symposium

 
 Saturday October 22nd
Cochrane-Woods Art Center
 
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Emma Saunders-Hastings

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences
Philanthropy and Relational Equality
Respondents: 
Jennifer Pitts

Senior Fellow, Associate Professor of Political Science
Theo van den Hout
Senior Fellow, Arthur and Joann Rasmussen Professor of Hittite and Anatolian Languages
 
Monday, October 24th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Mark Berger

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
Throwing Your Vote Away: The Normative Grounding of Third-Party and Protest Voting
Respondents:
Jim Conant

Senior Fellow, Chester Tripp Professor of Humanities, Department of Philosophy
Robert Richards
Senior Fellow,  The Morris Fishbein Distinguished Service Professor in the History of Science and Professor in the Departments of Philosophy, History, Psychology and in the Committee on Conceptual and  Historical Studies of Science
 

Monday, November 7th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker:  Peter Wirzbicki

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences
Higher Laws:  Black and White Transcendentalism and the fight against Slavery
Respondent:  Paul Cheney
Senior Fellow, Associate Professor of Early Modern and Modern European History
 
Monday, November 21st
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm
Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday and Friday
November 24th and 25th
 

Society of Fellows Symposium

David Bevington,
Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of English Language and Literature

Discussing a scene from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with a focus on how the scene is represented in Shakespeare in Love.
 
Thursday, December 1st
4:30 pm
Resident Master's Residence, Campus North Residence Hall

 
Reading Period Thursday and Friday,
December 1st and 2nd
Quarter Ends Saturday, December 10th


WINTER 2017

Quarter Begins
Tuesday, January 3rd
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Aviva Rothman

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences
The Pursuit of  Harmony:  Kepler, Perspective, and Pluralism
Mock Job Talk

 
Thursday, January 5th
4:30 pm
Gates-Blake 324

 
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: David Egan

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
On Heidegger, Wittgenstein, anxiety and authenticity
Respondents:
TBA
Monday, January 9th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
 
Society of Fellows
Speaker: Peter Wirzbicki

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences

Transcendentalism in Black and White: The Creation of a Radical Intellectual Tradition in Antebellum New England
Mock Job Talk

Thursday January 12th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 16
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Tatsiana  Zhurauliova

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
At the Ends of Landscape: Place and Space in American Art of the 1940's
Mock Job Talk
Tuesday, January 17th
Cochrane-Woods Art Center, rm 157
4:30 pm
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Lucy Alford

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
"End-Stopped Attention: Boredom in Poetic Form"
Respondents:
Ben Morgan, Assistant Professor, Department of English
Richard Strier, Frank L. Sulzberger Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of English

 
Monday, January 23rd
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Amy Thomas

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
"Profit and Pragmatism: The Evolution of the Commercial Architect in Post-War Britian"
Respondents:
Claudia Brittenham, Associate Professor of Art History
Jennifer Cole, Professor, Department of Comparative Human Development and the College; Chair, Committee on African and African-American Studies

 
Monday, February 6
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
College Break Friday, February 10
Society of Fellows Professionalization Workshop:  Title IX Discussion
Bridget Le Loup Collier ,
Interim Associate Provost; Director, Office for Equal Opportunity Programs and Title IX Coordinator
Friday, February 24th
Noon to 1:30pm

Harper Memorial Library, rm 284-86
Cancelled--to be rescheduled
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Alexis Becker

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
God's Gendered Work: The Middle English Lexis of Labor in Julian of Norwich's Revelation of Love
Respondent:
Samantha Fenno, Senior Lecturer Humanities Collegiate Division, Senior Fellow
Monday, February 27th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
Special Bernard Weissbourd Event
Tour of the Classicisms Exhibition
led by:
Larry Norman, Frank L. Sulzberger Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures, Theater and Performance Studies, Fundamentals and The College
and
Anne Leonard, Interim Senior Director of Academic and Curatorial Initiatives, Curator of European Art
Wednesday, March 1
4:45 pm
Smart Museum of Art

5540 S. Greenwood Ave
reception to follow in Cochrane-Woods Art Center lounge
 
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Alexis Becker

Collegiate Fellow, Humanities
God's Gendered Work: The Middle English Lexis of Labor in Julian of Norwich's Revelation of Love
Respondent:
Samantha Fenno, Senior Lecturer Humanities Collegiate Division, Senior Fellow
Thursday March 9th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
Reading Period Thursday and Friday, March 9th and 10th
Quarter Ends Saturday, March 18


SPRING 2017

Quarter Begins Monday, March 27
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Teri Chettiar

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences
Inherently Unstable:  Adolescent Sexuality and the Boundaries of Private Life
Respondent:
Robert Richards, Senior Fellow

The Morris Fishbein Distinguished Service Professor in the History of Science and Professor in the Departments of Philosophy, History, Psychology and in the Committee on Conceptual and  Historical Studies of Science
Monday, April 3rd
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Aaron Benanav

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences
The End of Unemployment?: The ILO Confronts the Global Jobs Deficit, 1950-2000
Respondents:
Paul Cheney, Associate Professor, Department of History, Senior Fellow
James Robinson, The Reverand Dr. Richard L Pearson Professor of Global Conflict, Faculty Director, The Pearson Institute for the Study and Resolution of Global Conflicts
 
Monday, April 17th
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
Society of Fellows Workshop
Speaker: Stacie Kent

Collegiate Fellow, Social Sciences
Mechanical Correctness: How to Govern Commerce
Julie Chu, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
Joseph Masco, Professor of Anthropology, Senior Fellow
 
Monday, May 1st
Gates-Blake 324
4:30 pm

refreshments beginning at 4:15
Bernard Weissbourd Conference

Friction and the City: Convergence, Divergence and Transformation in the Urban Realm

Friday, May 19th
Experimental Station

6100 S. Blackstone Ave
9:00am to 6:30pm
Reception to Follow
Memorial Day Monday, May 29
Reading Period Thursday and Friday,
June 1st and 2nd
Quarter Ends Saturday, June 10