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An expanded schedule of events for EC’s intellectual haven was sent out last night, causing oohs ahhs and drooling. Bwog’s pulse notably quickened when we reached the new addition of PrezBo and Salman Rushdie.

Here’s the e-mail containing the line up thus far:

THE HEYMAN CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES
Revised and Expanded Schedule of Events, Spring 2010

Admission to all Heyman Center events is open to the public.
Unless noted below, events are free and no registration is necessary.
Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, please visit www.heymancenter.org.

ANTHONY GRAFTON
“Race in the Renaissance”
Thursday, 4 February   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

PETER GALISON
“Blacked-Out Spaces: Freud and War Censorship”
Thursday, 11 February   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, and so much more after the jump!

BLAIR WORDEN
“Puritanism, Liberty, and the English Civil Wars”
Monday, 15 February   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

RICHARD AXEL, MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN, GEOFFREY STONE & JONATHAN COLE
“The Great American University: Is Its Preeminence at Risk?”
Wednesday, 17 February   6:00pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center

STEVEN SHAPIN, Chair: Craig Calhoun
“The Ivory Tower: A History of an Idea about Knowledge and Politics”
Thursday, 4 March   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

SUSAN SULEIMAN
“Jewish Identity and the ‘Jewish Question’ in France: A Propos of Irène Némirovsky”
Monday, 8 March   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

JOSEPH STIGLITZ, PRABHAT PATNAIK, JOMO KWAME SUNDARAM & JUSTIN YIFU LIN
“The Continuing Financial Crisis: Perspectives from the North and South”
Thursday, 25 March   12:00pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Global Thought
**Registration is now closed.

DAVID HARVEY, PRABHAT PATNAIK, DUNCAN FOLEY & SANJAY REDDY
“Marx or Keynes or…?”
Wednesday, 31 March   6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Global Thought
Registration required. To register visit: http://heymancenter.org/events.php?id=167.
Unclaimed Seats will be released at 6:05pm.

JAVEED ALAM, C. P. CHANDRASHEKHAR, JAYATI GHOSH, PRABHAT PATNAIK & SITARAM YECHURY
“Neo-Liberalism, Secularism, and the Future of the Left in India”-a day-long conference
Thursday, 1 April   10:00am-5:00pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities
Co-sponsored by the Center for Democracy, Toleration, and Religion and the Committee on Global Thought

A lecture and concert by USTAD AMJAD ALI KHAN
Friday, 2 April   Lecture: 6-7pm, Lerner Hall; Concert: 8pm-10pm, Miller Theater
For ticket prices and info, visit: http://heymancenter.org/events.php?id=179.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Democracy, Toleration, and Religion and the Committee on Global Thought

PETER BURKE
“The Republic of Letters: Survival or Revival?”
Monday, 5 April   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

DOMINICK LaCAPRA
The Annual History and Theory Lecture:
“Historical and Literary Approaches to the ‘Final Solution'”
Monday, 12 April   8:00pm
501 Schermerhorn Hall
Co-sponsored by Consortium for Intellectual & Cultural History

SALMAN RUSHDIE, GEOFFREY STONE & LEE C. BOLLINGER
“Free Speech in a Globalized World”
Wednesday, 14 April   6:15pm
Low Rotunda
**Registration details forthcoming.
Co-sponsored by Committee for Global Thought, Center for Global Governance, and University Programs and Events

ERIC SUNDQUIST, Respondents: Kenneth Warren & Glenn Loury
The Lionel Trilling Seminar:
“Obama, King, Ralph Ellison, and the American Dream”
Thursday, 15 April   6:15pm
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center

JOSEPH STIGLITZ, NANCY FOLBRE & GEOFFREY HEAL
“Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up”
Monday, 19 April   4:00pm
Altschul Auditorium, 417 International Affairs Building
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Global Thought
Registration required. To register visit: http://heymancenter.org/events.php?id=173.
Unclaimed Seats will be released at 3:50pm.

JAMAICA KINCAID
A reading followed by an interview with Saidiya Hartmann
Thursday, 22 April   6:15
Davis Auditorium, the Schapiro Center
Co-sponsored by The Africa-Diaspora Literary Society and Caribbean Students Association

CATHERINE GALLAGHER
“Telling It Like It Wasn’t: the Actual History of Counterfactual History”
Monday, 26 April   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

M.H. ABRAMS
“The Fourth Dimension of Poetry”
Wednesday, 28 April   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities
Co-sponsored by the Department of English

GLENN MOST
“Four Ways to Misunderstand Euripides’ Medea”
Thursday, 29 April   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

LINDA COLLEY
“Writing Constitutions into British and Global Histories”
Monday, 3 May   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities
Co-sponsored by the Committee on Global Thought

DAVID BROMWICH, NICHOLAS LEMANN & ALAN BRINKLEY
“Henry Luce and the Future of Journalism”
Thursday, 6 May   6:15pm
Second Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities

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