Fall 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
12:00-1:00 pm |Center for the Humanities

Fall Open House

Thursday, October 10, 2019
5:30 pm – Film Screening, 7:30 pm – Reception: Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room, 15 Talbot Ave

Diana Allan (McGill)
“Memory, Family, and Reflection: Palestinians in Lebanon
Co-sponsored; Organized by Anthropology Department

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
2:00 pm | Tisch Library, Room 304

Paul Theroux
"On the Plain of Snakes: a Mexican Journey"

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:30 pm | Mugar 200

Amal Ramsis
"Forbidden," film screening and discussion
Co-sponsored with The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Tufts’ Film and Media Studies Program, Boston Palestine Film Festival and Boston University Department of World Languages and Literatures

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:00 pm | CHAT Seminar Room

Medha Bhattacharyya (Bengal Institute of Technology)
"Rabindranath Tagore’s Śāntiniketan Essays: Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy"

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
5:00-7:30 pm | Braker 001

Alain Badiou
"Philosophy and Cinema"
Co-sponsored; Organized by Tufts English Department

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:00 pm – lunch: CHAT seminar room 5:00 pm - talk: ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Center

Erna Brodber
“African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782-1996”
Co-sponsored with RCD

Thursday, November 14, 2019
12:00 pm | CHAT Seminar Room

Greg Burris (American University in Beirut)
"The Palestinian Idea: Film, Media, and the Radical Imagination"
Co-sponsored with Tufts' Film and Media Studies Program

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | Time and location TBA
Narges Bajoghli (Johns Hopkins)
"Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic"

All events are open to the public.