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Humanities Lecture Links (2020-21)

All times given are Pacific Time

H-Net Announce (for events):

https://networks.h-net.org/h-announce

 

Local:

Internet Studies Center Lecture Series: https://cs.wwu.edu/isc/isc-lecture-series

Humanities Washington calendar... lots of online events: https://www.humanities.org/events/

Humanities Wash. “Bedtime Stories”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XedCKnt61as

Virtual events at the Whatcom Museum: https://www.whatcommuseum.org/events/2020-10/

 

Museums:

Virtual events at the British Museum:

https://www.britishmuseum.org/exhibitions-events/lectures-discussions

Virtual tour of the Louvre: https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

Virtual events at the Smithsonian Institution: https://www.si.edu/events/online

On virtual museums:

New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/23/arts/design/best-virtual-museum-guides.html

Google: https://artsandculture.google.com/

 

Digital Humanities:

               Cambridge: https://www.cdh.cam.ac.uk/learning

               University of Washington: https://simpsoncenter.org/programs/digital-humanities

 

Universities:

Cambridge: https://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/whats-on/east-asia-seminar-series-michaelmas-2020 - East Asian Studies Zoom lectures

Oxford:

Events calendar: https://www.ox.ac.uk/events-list

Interesting upcoming:

Art History and Archaeology of Central Asia: National, Regional and Global
Fridays at 2pm London/6pm Tashkent (Weeks 2, 3, 4, and 5), Michaelmas Term, 2020
This webinar series will explore the art history and archaeology of Central Asia from antiquity to the present day. For more details on the individual webinars and how to join please see the programme

 

“The Ages of Globalization,” on “interactions of technology, geography, and institutions… [in] seven ages of globalization”: https://www.ox.ac.uk/event/book-talk-ages-globalization (10/27 @ 9 am)

Princeton:

Events: https://www.princeton.edu/events

Humanities: https://humanities.princeton.edu/events/audience/open-to-the-public/

               Interesting upcoming:    Print and the Arabo-Islamic Renaissance (10/19 @ 9 am)

Racialization in Late Antique Italy and Italian Historiography (10/19 @ 9am)

Stanford:

All This Rising: Humanities in the Next Ten Years:

https://shc.stanford.edu/events/all-rising-humanities-next-ten-years (11/2 @ 11 am)

Thinking with Islamic Things:

https://shc.stanford.edu/events/1891-lectures-humanities-0 (11/10 @ 11 am)

Say What Your Longing Heart Desires: Women, Prayer & Poetry in Iran:

https://shc.stanford.edu/events/inside-center-niloofar-haeri (12/10 @ 11 am)

University of Central Florida:

Lunch in Pompeii: How Metal Shaped Pompeii and the Roman Empire (10/28 @ 9 am)

University of Chicago:

Humanities Lectures Calendar: https://humanities.uchicago.edu/calendar

Interesting upcoming:

Humanities Day with talks on Popol Vuh, and “Jewish Music in Times of Exile”: https://humanitiesday.uchicago.edu/ (10/17, all day)

Women in Philosophy: Helga Varden, "Sex, Love, and Gender: A Kantian Theory":

https://humanities.uchicago.edu/calendar/details/CAL-ff808081-74f77bd2-0174-f917ab7b-00001737eventscalendar%2540uchicago.edu (Oct. 21 @ 4 pm)

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg:

A series of virtual lectures hosted by the International Research Consortium “Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication” at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. The full schedule is available at http://ikgf.fau.de/events/upcoming-events/

University of Washington:

UW’s Simpson Center calendar: https://simpsoncenter.org/calendar

Yale:

Franke lectures (this year with a particular interest in Karl Mark: https://whc.yale.edu/events

 

Campus Resources

​A variety of resources are available to help students with their academic work and preparation for a career and graduate school. We encourage students to become familiar with resources at Western Washington University and professional psychology organizations. We also present information about local activities and attractions.

 Academic Advising Office

 Admissions Office Counseling Center

 Important Dates and Deadlines (from the Registrar Office) 

 Ethnic Student Center

 Plagiarism: The Students Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism, Dept of Sociology, WWU

 Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty, University Judicial Affairs, WWU

 Scholarship Center

 Student Financial Resources

 Sustainable Transportation

 Tutoring Center

 Writing Center

Volunteer Resources

There are many opportunities for students to volunteer, gain valuable skills, and give back to the community. Students may contact the Center for Service Learning at Western Washington University or the Whatcom Volunteer Center to learn about current and upcoming volunteer experiences. Students also may contact faculty members in the Liberal Studies Department, who may know of opportunities.