Videos

Videos from our lecture series and more. Selected videos are also available for viewing on the Townsend Center for the Humanities' YouTube channel.

Language and Politics: This Discourse of Power
Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012
Lisbet Rausing: Panel Discussion
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012
Lisbet Rausing: "Who Guards the Guardians? Professors, Publishing, and the Public"
"Who Guards the Guardians? Professors, Publishing, and the Public"
Monday, Apr 9, 2012
Freedom and the Arts of Dissent
"Freedom and the Arts of Dissent"
Thursday, Mar 15, 2012
Francine Prose: "How I Became an Art Critic"
"How I Became an Art Critic"
Monday, Nov 7, 2011
Desdemona Panel Discussion: Dialogues-Across Histories, Continents, Cultures
Peter Sellars, Toni Morrison, Rokia Traoré
Friday, Oct 28, 2011
Desdemona Takes The Microphone: Toni Morrison and Shakespeare's Hidden Women
"Desdemona Takes the Microphone: Toni Morrison and Shakespeare’s Hidden Women"
Thursday, Oct 27, 2011
Michael Roth: "Trauma, Shame & Photography: Guilty Thoughts of an Emotional Teacher"
Michael Roth, President, Wesleyan University
Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011
Michael Roth: "Why Liberal Education Matters"
“Why Liberal Education Matters”
Monday, Oct 24, 2011
Cary Wolfe: "'Life': Neovitalism and Biopolitical Thought"
“‘Life’: Neovitalism and Biopolitical Thought”
Wednesday, Aug 31, 2011
Pauline Yu: "Of Storms, Frontiers, and Master Plans: Claims for the Future of Higher Education"
“Of Storms, Frontiers, and Master Plans: Claims for the Future of Higher Education”
Wednesday, Apr 6, 2011
Janis Tomlinson: "From Capricho to Fatal Consequences: Goya's Imagery of War 1809-1814"
“From Capricho to Fatal Consequences: Goya’s Imagery of War 1809-1814”
Tuesday, Mar 1, 2011

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