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Book Chats


A lunchtime talk series, the DHI Brown Bag Book Chats provide a forum for UC Davis faculty to share their new publications, performances, or recordings with the Davis community. Our Brown Bag Book Chats celebrate the artistic and intellectual ventures of our UC Davis faculty. Through this series the Humanities Institute promotes the range and culmination of UC Davis’ collective work.

2016-2017 Book Chat Schedule

(all events are in Voorhies 228 from 12-1 PM)

Wednesday, November 9: Scott Cutler Shershow, Bread

Thursday, December 1: Thomas D. Beamish, Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Wednesday, January 11: Chunjie Zhang, Travel, Literature, and Philosophy: Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism

Wednesday, March 8: Archana Venkatesan, In Andal’s Garden

Wednesday, April 12: James Housefield, Playing with Earth and Sky: Astronomy, Geography, and the Art of Marcel Duchamp & Diana K. Davis, The Arid Lands: History, Power, Knowledge

Wednesday, May 10: Eva Mroczek, The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

 

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This page was last updated: November 9, 2016

 

 

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