The Humanities Center hosts, co-sponsors, and promotes humanities events across campus and in the local area. Our events are listed on the WVU calendar and fuller descriptions are found on this page. If you would like the Center to co-sponsor an event, please email us.
Humanities events for Fall 2019
Welcome Back: Humanities Center Social - 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Apothecary Ale House.
Appalshop Presentation: Ben Fink, Denise Griffin, Gwen Johnson - 7 pm, Downtown Library (Milano Reading Room). Cosponsored by the Center for Resilient Communities.
Campus Read Event: Disorientation: Life Beyond the Comfort Zone -6:00 p.m., Mountainlair Green.
Southernmost: Silas House - 7 pm, Downtown Library (Milano Reading Room). Cosponsored by West Virginia Humanities Council.
Campus Read Panel: American Mythologies - 7 pm, Mountainlair Gold Ballroom
Charlotte Hoelke, assistant director, Women’s Resource Center & clinical assistant professor LGBTQ+ Center
Lynne Stahl, humanities librarian, WVU Libraries
Niara Campbell, program coordinator, Rise WVU
John Temple, professor, Reed College of Media
Campus Read Event: Graduate Student Social - 5:30-7:00 p.m. E. Moore Hall
The Office of Graduate Education and Life is hosting a Campus Read social event. Graduate students are invited to talk about the themes of the book and share their personal experiences. Food and drinks will be provided.
Tara Westover (Educated) - 7:00 p.m., Mountainlair Ballrooms. Cosponsored by WVU Festival of Ideas.
Campus Read Panel: What it Means to be Educated -6:00 p.m., Mountainlair Gold Ballroom
WVU staff reflect on their journey as first-generation college students
Jessica Dai, staff librarian, WVU Libraries
Sara Georgi, managing editor, WVU Press
Rickie Huffman, social media specialist, University Relations Enrollment
Black Liveness Matters: Karel Čapek meets Blind Tom: George Lewis
7:00 p.m. Bloch Hall, Creative Arts Center
Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future: Jason Philips 7:00 p.m., Downtown Library, Milano Reading
Lyric Logic: American Modernism and the Problem of Induction: Joanna Winant - 7:00 p.m., Downtown Library, Milano Reading Room
Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene: Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing - 7:00 p.m.
Appalachian Futures Symposium - Location and time TBD.