Videos

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

Freud's Helplessness
"Freud's Helplessness"
Wednesday, Feb 18, 2009
We Are What We Say
“We Are What We Say”
Thursday, Nov 20, 2008
Quentin Skinner: "A Genealogy of Liberty"
“A Genealogy of Liberty”
Monday, Sep 15, 2008
David Simon: "The Audacity of Despair"
"The Audacity of Despair"
Wednesday, Sep 10, 2008
Homi Bhabha: "On Global Memory: Thoughts on the Barbaric Transmission of Culture"
"On Global Memory: Thoughts on the Barbaric Transmission of Culture"
Friday, Apr 18, 2008
In Conversation
"In Conversation"
Thursday, Apr 3, 2008
Greil Marcus: "Blackface Then and Now"
“Blackface Then and Now”
Thursday, Mar 6, 2008
Robert Lepage: "Performing Past and Present"
“Performing Past and Present”
Wednesday, Nov 14, 2007
Helene Cixous: The Flying Manuscript
"The Flying Manuscript"
Tuesday, Feb 7, 2006
Joan Acocella: Ballet and Sex
"Ballet and Sex"
Tuesday, Feb 22, 2005
Donna Haraway: "From Cyborgs to Companion Species"
"From Cyborgs to Companion Species: Dogs, People, and Technoculture"
Saturday, Sep 13, 2003
Michael Pollan: "Cannabis, The Importance of Forgetting, and the Botany of Desire"
“Cannabis, the Importance of Forgetting, and the Botany of Desire”
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2002

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