Michael Levine, Professor in the German, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies programs at Rutgers University, will give a workshop on "After the Animal: Kafka, Monstrosity, and the Graphic Novel."
Bettina Bergo, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Montreal, will give a talk entitled "And God Created Woman" on Tuesday, February 28th. Read more details.
William Schweiker, the Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, has been chosen as a recipient of a Neubauer Collegium faculty research project grant.
February career-services events are now available – time management skills, team communication, memberships in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, and more.
The groundhog has predicted another six weeks of winter, but Spring Quarter will arrive, and with it courses including "The Discovery of Paganism," "Gender, Power, and Religion in Early Medieval Europe," and "Religious Diversity as a Philosophical Problem."
Claudia Rapp, University of Vienna, will present a public lecture entitled "Saint Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai and its Hidden Manuscript Treasures."
Professor Esra Özyürek of the London School of Economics and Political Science will present a public lecture entitled "Wrong Emotions for the Holocaust: Invisible Contributions of the Turkish- and Arab-Germans to the Cosmopolitan Memory Culture."
Jamil Khoury (AMRS'92) has been selected by the Diversity Leadership Council to receive the 2017 Diversity Leadership Award for University of Chicago Alumni. Read more.
Daisy Machado (PhD 1996, History of Christianity), Professor of Church History at Union Theological Seminary, will deliver the Dean's Seminar in the Craft of Teaching Friday, January 27.
Coming up this quarter in Swift Hall ...