Humanities Speaker Series
Greetings from the Hall Center for the Humanities. We hope that you and your loved ones are well and taking good care of yourselves as the pandemic continues to transform our lives. The last year has highlighted the enormous value of the arts and humanities as they inform and inspire people across the United States and around the globe. Here at the Hall Center for the Humanities, we are determined to sustain a lively, thoughtful community of ideas despite physical distancing.
All events in this series, whether in-person, hybrid, or entirely virtual, will be live-streamed via The Hall Center's Crowdcast Page. Details regarding venue, registration, or ticketing for live events will be made available two weeks prior to each event. Please follow the Hall Center on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or check our calendar on the Hall Center website for further details.
"Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait", live-stream via Crowdcast, in-person event details to be announced two weeks prior.
"Music of Argentina: History of Tango and Art", in partnership with School of Music and Lied Center, live-stream via Crowdcast, in-person event details to be announced two weeks prior.
Robin Wall Kimmerer
"Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants", in partnership with the KU Common Book Program, this event will be live-streamed via Crowdcast. Please register below...
Marking the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death, this talk will focus on a digital project reconstructing digitally the imaginations of Dante’s readers. Presented in partnership with the Department of French, Francophone, and Italian Studies.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs
"Dub: Finding Ceremony", live-stream via Crowdcast, in-person event details to be announced two weeks prior.
Terry Tempest Williams
"The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks", live-stream via Crowdcast, in-person event details to be announced two weeks prior.
"The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis"
This is a hybrid event, registration below...