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Events

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.

 

Upcoming Center Events

For all Humanities events happening around campus, see below.

March 20, 2018
    • “Humanities and Quality of Life,” Recipients of 2018 Humanities Center Research Grants
    • 6pm, Morgantown Public Library
    • Co-sponsored by Monongalia Public Library
April 12, 2019
    • Emily Wilson, (Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania) "Translating The Odyssey Again: Why and How?"
    • 7pm, G09 White Hall
    • Co-Sponsored with the Office of the President
April 18, 2019
    • Kathleen Stewart (Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin) “Worldly Thinking,”
    • 7pm, Milano Reading Room, Downtown Library

Humanities events for Spring 2019

March 18

How Would You Govern Post Apocalypse? ( Writing Deadline), 11:59 pm. Sponsored by WVU School of Policy and politics. 

"Yitz and Ishmael" Faculty Colloquioum, Jim Frieberg, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, WVU Law School Faculty Lounge. Sponsored by WVU College of Law.

March 19

Women in Water Careers & Professionalization (Panel Discussion), 12:00 - 1:30 pm,  Downtown Library, room 104. Sponsored by Art in the Libraries, WVU Department of Geology and Geography, Friends of the Cheat, and Universities Allied for Water Research. 

March 20

Art Up Close! Artist lecture (TBD), 5:30-6:30 pm, Art Museum of WVU. Sponsored by Art Museum of WVU. 

March 21

Public Interest Advocates Auction, 5:00 -8:00 pm,  Law School Event Hall. Sponsored by the WVU College of Law Public Interest Advocates.

Roses and Thorns Reception, Stephanie Alaniz & Ksenia Leshchenko, 5:00 pm, Laura and Paul Mesaros Galleries (CAC). Sponsored by the WVU School of Art and Design.

March 22-24

Pittsburgh Humanities Festival, Pittsburgh Cultural District. Presented by Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and the Humanities Center at Carnegie Mellon University.


March 28
Flint & Charleston: Drinking Water Pollution and its Impact on Women's Health (Panel Discussion), 4:00 - 5:30 pm,  Downtown Library, room 104. Sponsored by Art in the Libraries, WVU Department of Geology and Geography, Friends of the Cheat, and Universities Allied for Water Research. 

Deem Distinguished Lecture: Antionette Carroll,  5:00  pm, Clay Theatre (CAC). Sponsored by City of Morgantown;  WVU College of Creative Arts; WVU School of Art and Design;  Alison and Patrick Deem; WVU Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; The Greater Morgantown Interfaith Association; Pittsburgh AIGA.

Designing Across Divides: Transdisciplinary Conference at WVU, March 28-30, Creative Arts Center. Sponsored by City of Morgantown;  WVU College of Creative Arts; WVU School of Art and Design;  Alison and Patrick Deem; WVU Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; The Greater Morgantown Interfaith Association; Pittsburgh AIGA.

Remix the WVRHC Archives Submission Deadline, 11:59 pm. Sponsored by the Art in the Libraries.

Sculpture - Cornelius Hugo Reception,  4:00 pm, Laura and Paul Mesaros Galleries (CAC). Sponsored by the WVU School of Art and Design.

Speculation Academy: Exploring Restorative Justice as an Option for Campus Sexual Assault Response Under Title IX, Led by Amy Cyphert (ASPIRE), 4:00 - 5:00 pm, E. Moore Hall. Sponsored by WVU Department of Philosophy and Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. 

March 29

William Kentridge: Universal Archive Exhibition Opening, 6:00 - 8:00 pm,  Art Museum of WVU. Sponsored by Art Museum of WVU and WVU College of Creative Arts.

March 31

HSL Fall 2019 Craftwork Exhibit Submission Deadline, 11:59 pm, Sponsored by the Art in the Libraries.


April 5

Lunchtime Looks Lecture: (Speaker TBD), 12:00- 1:00 pm, Art Museum of WVU. Sponsored by Art Museum of WVU. 

April 10

Speculation Academy: Truth and Liar Paradox, Geoff Georgi, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, E. Moore Hall. Sponsored by WVU Department of Philosophy, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, and WVU Humanities Center.