Past Events

With Avenali Lecturer Gerald Early
Friday, Mar 15, 1996 | 4:00 pm
Heynes Room, Men's Faculty Club
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United States

Discussants: Avenali Lecturer Gerald Early, Loic Wacquant (Sociology), and Eric Solomon (San Francisco State University)

Thursday, Mar 14, 1996 | 4:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Panel Discussants: Gerald Early, Clayborne Carson (Director, Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, Stanford University) and Robert Middlekauff (History)

Photo of Gerald Early.
“Martin Luther King and the Reinvention of Christian Leadership in the United States”
Avenali Lecture
Wednesday, Mar 13, 1996 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Gerald Early is Professor of English and African-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. A noted essayist and American culture critic, Early is the author of several books, including The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Prizefighting, Literature, and Modern American Culture, which won the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 1996 | 4:00 pm
Elkus Room, Morrison Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Maurice Sendak, Stephen Greenblatt (English) and Wye Allanbrook (Music)

With Avenali Lecturer Maurice Sendak
Friday, Feb 16, 1996 | 3:00 pm
Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
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United States

Discussants: Maurice Sendak, Samuel Otter (English), and Michael Rogin (Political Science)

With Avenali Lecturer Maurice Sendak
Wednesday, Feb 14, 1996 | 4:00 pm
Women's Faculty Club Lounge
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United States

Discussants: Maurice Sendak, Ravenna Helson (Psychology), and Herbert Schreier (Chair., Dept. of Psychiatry, Children's Hospital, Oakland)

Photo of Maurice Sendak.
“Descent into Limbo...The Creative Process”
Avenali Lecture
Tuesday, Feb 13, 1996 | 5:00 pm
Wheeler Auditorium
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United States

Maurice Sendak is the author and illustrator of several noteworthy children’s books including In the Night Kitchen; Where the Wild Things Are; Outside Over There; and We’re All Down in the Dumps with Jack and Guy.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 1995 | 4:00 pm
460 Stephens Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Sivliano Santiago, João Alimo (Brazilian Consul; Novelist; Lecturer, Spanish & Portuguese), Julio Ramos (Spanish & Portuguese)

With Una's Lecturer Silviano Santiago
Tuesday, Nov 14, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States
Photo of Silviano Santiago.
“Joaquim Nabuco and the Cosmopolitan Urge: Brazilian Politics and the World Order in the Late Nineteenth Century”
Una's Lecture
Tuesday, Nov 7, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Essayist, poet, novelist, theorist and critic, Silviano Santiago is one of the leading Brazilian modernists focusing on concepts of “inbetweenness” and “hybridity.”

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