洛厄尔人文系列演讲者

A panoply of accomplished figures will address critical topics this semester as part of the Lowell 人文学科 Series’ fall programs.

“再一次, we welcome an array of prominent scholars from diverse disciplines to address perennial issues that confront us as a society,LHS主任兼英语副教授詹姆斯·史密斯说.

Topics to be addressed include the ongoing struggle for racial 和 ethnic justice, 这些社区中一些人遭受暴力威胁的增加, 和 the need to listen to 和 learn from our indigenous communities as we all seek to effect climate justice, 根据史密斯.

“这些都是及时的, 如果不紧急, conversations 和 I look forward to seeing my colleagues 和 our students engage 和 participate,”他补充道.

9月8日, Pulitzer Prize 和 National 人文学科 Medal winner 伊莎贝尔威尔克森 launches the series of virtual events, 所有活动都将在晚上7点举行.m. 然后是主持人讨论和观众提问&一个会话. 详情请访问 洛厄尔人文系列网站.

2021年秋季的时间表

伊莎贝尔威尔克森

伊莎贝尔威尔克森
种姓:亚盈体育不满的起源
9月8日晚上8点.m.

A leading figure in narrative nonfiction 和 a Pulitzer Prize winner, Wilkerson is an interpreter of the human condition 和 an impassioned voice for demonstrating how history can help us underst和 ourselves, 亚盈体育的国家, 以及当前动荡的时代. She is a daughter of the Great Migration--the mass movement that she wrote about in her debut work, 其他太阳的温暖, which won awards including the National Book Critics Circle Award 和 Heartl和 Prize for Nonfiction.

As 纽约时报 芝加哥局长, in 1994 Wilkerson became the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism, 对特稿写作. 15年之后, 她采访了超过1人,200 people to tell the story of the six million people--among them her parents--who defected from the Jim Crow South.

她将谈论她的新书的话题 种姓:亚盈体育不满的起源. “超越种族, class, 或其他因素, there is a powerful caste system that influences people’s lives 和 behavior 和 the nation’s fate,出版商企鹅兰登书屋透露.

由教务长办公室共同赞助, 温斯顿领导和道德中心, 耶稣会学院, 公元前法学院, 以及美国波士顿大学种族公正论坛.

贝丝Lew-Williams

贝丝Lew-Williams
《亚盈体育》
9月29日晚上00.m.

普林斯顿大学历史学副教授, Lew-Williams’ teaching 和 research examines race 和 migration in the United States, 专攻亚裔美国人历史. 她的书, 中国人必须离开: Violence, Exclusion, 和 the Making of the Alien in America, 获得了雷·艾伦·比灵顿奖和埃利斯·W. 美国历史学家组织颁发的哈雷奖.

在人文基金会的支持下,她的下一本书计划, John Doe渺茫, will consider the policing of Chinese migrants in the American West.

她将就……的话题发表讲话 中国人必须离开": the eruption of anti-Chinese violence in the American West in 1885. 在怀俄明境内中国矿工被屠杀之后, more than 165 communities in California 和 the Pacific Northwest harassed, 侵犯, 并驱逐了数千名中国移民. She will discuss this violence within the broader history of anti-Asian violence, 并反思当前的影响, as we confront a new surge of anti-Asian hate crimes amid the p和emic.

Cosponsored by the Asian American Studies Program 和 the History Department.

蒂娜Nayeri

蒂娜Nayeri
“忘恩负义的难民"
 10月20日晚上00.m.

纳耶里是 忘恩负义的难民这是2019年柯库斯奖的最终入围名单 洛杉矶时报 书奖.

2019年哥伦比亚大学思想与想象力研究所研究员, 获得2018年联合国教科文组织城市文学奖保罗·恩格尔奖, 国家艺术文学基金, O. 亨利奖, 最佳美国短篇小说, 和许多奖学金, her stories 和 essays have been published by prominent publications. 她的首张小说, 一茶匙泥土和海洋, was translated to 14 languages; her second, 避难所,是一个 纽约时报 编辑器的选择.

纳耶里会读 忘恩负义的难民. 八岁时, she fled Iran with her mother 和 brother 和 lived in a refugee camp before being granted asylum in the U.S. She weaves together her own vivid story with those of other refugees 和 asylum seekers, 带读者经历旅途的不同阶段.

由小说日系列和英语系共同赞助.

布莱斯Pinkham

布莱斯Pinkham
“Fear Into Fuel: A Gentleman's Guide to Stage Fright 和 Other Scary Things like Climate Change”
11月3日下午3点.m
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2005年毕业于亚盈体育, the stage 和 screen actor is perhaps best known for originating the role of Monty Navarro in the Broadway production of 《亚盈体育官网》 获得了托尼奖最佳音乐剧奖. Pinkham's lead performance earned him nominations for both Tony 和 Grammy awards.

因为他在百老汇复兴音乐剧中扮演的角色 海蒂的记录, he was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award 和 Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance in 2015. Recent film 和 television appearances include performances in Robert DeNiro’s 喜剧演员 以及巴兹·鲁尔曼(Baz Luhrmann)的Netflix电视剧 下来的以及在PBS系列节目中 怜悯街.

In 2012, 平卡姆获得了利奥诺·安嫩伯格奖学金, “特别有才华的年轻舞者”, 音乐家, 演员, 和视觉艺术家.也是那一年, 平卡姆和另一位演员创立了Zara Aina, a non-profit organization devoted to helping at-risk children exp和 their capacity for achievement through theatrical performance 和 storytelling.

平卡姆还参与了戏剧公司Outside the Wire, which takes performances of Greek tragedy to American-military audiences worldwide, 来促进关于创伤后应激障碍和士兵自杀的讨论.

由戏剧系联合赞助.

撒母耳Moyn

撒母耳Moyn
“人道:美国是如何做到的?.S. 废弃的和平与改造的战争”
11月10日晚上10点.m.

亨利·R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School 和 professor of history at Yale University, Moyn’s areas of interest in legal scholarship include international law, 人权, 战争法, 和法律思想. 在思想史, he has worked on such subjects as 20th-century European moral 和 political theory 和 written books including 《亚盈体育官网》,并编辑或与他人合编.

他最近的书是 基督教人权《亚盈体育》. 他的讲座将基于他目前的著作项目, 人道的: 你如何.S. 抛弃和平与改造战争, 论人道战争的起源和意义.

Of 人道的, Macmillan writes: “Moyn asks a troubling but urgent question: What if efforts to make war more ethical have only shored up the military enterprise 和 made it sturdier? This provocative book argues that this development might not represent progress at all.”

Cosponsored by the International Studies Program 和 全球 Citizens Project.

罗宾墙Kimmerer

罗宾墙Kimmerer
"编织香草: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, 和 the Teachings of Plants"
12月1日下午1点.m.

基默勒是一位母亲, 科学家, 装饰教授, 加入了公民波塔瓦托米国家, 的作者 编织香草: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge 和 the Teachings of Plants. 她的第一本书, 收集苔藓:苔藓的自然和文化史, 因杰出的自然写作而被授予约翰·巴勒斯奖章, 她的其他作品也出现在 猎户座,整个地形, 以及众多的科学期刊.

纽约州立大学环境生物学特聘教授, she is founder 和 director of the Center for Native Peoples 和 the Environment, whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both indigenous 和 scientific knowledge for shared goals of sustainability. Her interests include restoration of ecological communities 和 restoration of our relationships to l和.

她的演讲将基于 编织香草, 《亚盈体育官网》写道:“在丰富的沉思中, she circles toward a central argument: that the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment 和 celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world.”

Cosponsored by the Environmental Studies Program 和 the Earth 和 Environmental Sciences Department.

洛厄尔人文系列是由洛厄尔学院赞助的, 亚盈体育的文理学院, 教务长和院长办公室.

所有活动均免费向公众开放. To register 和 for more details, including resources for faculty 和 students, visit the 洛厄尔人文系列网站.


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