In celebration of the Townsend Center’s 25th year, our audio archive highlights past lectures, conversations, and notable events that the Center has supported throughout the years.

"The Aesthetics of Singularity"
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2012
"English Only vs. National Security: Language & Contemporary Geopolitics"
Monday, Mar 15, 2004
“From Cyborgs to Companion Species: Dogs, People, and Technoculture”
Tuesday, Sep 16, 2003
"Cannabis, the Importance of Forgetting, and the Botany of Desire"
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2002
“Bombs and Bibliographies: The Secret Life of the Library of Congress”
Monday, Apr 15, 2002
“Migrations: Humanity in Transition”
Monday, Feb 11, 2002
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2001
“How to do Things with Codes: Rethinking Processes of Signification in Digital Media” (incomplete recording)
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2001
With Avenali Lecturer Bruno Latour
Tuesday, Apr 18, 2000
“The End of Nature as a Way to Organize our Polity”
Tuesday, Apr 11, 2000
With Avenali Lecturer Bruno Latour
Thursday, Apr 6, 2000
"Are Carnal Ignorance and Carnal Knowledge Cross-Cultural Categories?"
Friday, Oct 8, 1999
Thursday, Feb 11, 1999
With Avenali Lecturer Seamus Heaney
Wednesday, Feb 10, 1999
"Getting the Picture: Reflections on Art and Artists in Ireland"
Monday, Feb 8, 1999
With Avenali Lecturer J.M. Coetzee
Thursday, Nov 12, 1998