Past Events

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.”

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

Panel Discussants: Michael Fried, T.J. Clark (History of Art) and Richard Wollheim (Philosophy)

With Una's Lecturer Michael Fried
Monday, Mar 13, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States
Photo of Michael Fried.
“Some Thoughts on Caravaggio”
Una's Lecture
Tuesday, Mar 7, 1995 | 8:00 pm
Alumni House
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United States

Art historian, art critic and literary critic, Michael Fried is J.R. Herbert Boone Professor of Humanities and Art History at Johns Hopkins University. In his work, Fried engages questions of modernism, realism, theatricality, objecthood, self-portraiture, embodiedness, and the everyday. He has also written histories of modern art, focusing on Edouard Manet, Gustave Courbet, and Adolph Menzel.

Friday, Feb 24, 1995 | 4:30 pm
112 Wurster Hall
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United States

Panel Discussants: Maya Lin, Thomas Laqueur (History), Andrew Barshay (History), Stephen Greenblatt (English), and Stanley Saitowitz (Architecture)

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