Videos of our lecture series and more. Selected videos are also available for viewing on the Townsend Center for the Humanities' YouTube channel.
Avenali Lecture: "What Can Novels Do?"
Reading and Discussion
"An Agro-Ethical Aesthetic"
"Who Guards the Guardians? Professors, Publishing, and the Public"
"Freedom and the Arts of Dissent"
"How I Became an Art Critic"
Peter Sellars, Toni Morrison, Rokia Traoré
"Desdemona Takes the Microphone: Toni Morrison and Shakespeare’s Hidden Women"
Michael Roth, President, Wesleyan University
“Why Liberal Education Matters”
“‘Life’: Neovitalism and Biopolitical Thought”