Presentation Archives

Academic Year 2016-2017

September 15, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Linda Kinnahan, Professor of English and Hilman Endowed Chair, Duquesne University.

    • "Mina Loy's America at War: The Late Poems and Photojournalism's Rise"

October 26th & 27th -- External Speaker: Karen Teel, Professor of Theology, University of San Diego.

    • Public Lecture: "The Unbearable Weight of Whiteness"
    • Seminar: "Whiteness in Catholic Theological Method"

November 17, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Andrew Simpson, Assistant Professor of History, Duquesne University.

    • "Healing The Post-Industrial City: Thinking Critically about Academic Medicine and Urban Change"

December 1, 2016 -- Monthly Speaker: Jennifer Josten, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh.

    • "Mathias Goeritz's Modernist Messages: Between Old and New Worlds."

January 19, 2017 -- Monthly Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey McCurry, Director of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Duquesne University.

    • "Phenomenology as A Way of Life."

February 23, 2017 -- Monthly Speaker: Dr. Sylvia Rhor, Professor of Art History, Carlow University.

    • "From MLK to March: Comics, Civil Rights, and Social Change."

March 16 & 17, 2017 -- External Speaker: David Seamon, Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University.

    • Public Lecture: "Portraying Human Experience Visually and Aesthetically: André Kertész as a Photographer of the Lifeworld" 
    • Seminar: "Understanding Place Holistically: Cities as Synergistic Relationality"

March 23, 2017 -- Monthly Speaker: Dr. Eva Simms, Professor of Psychology, Duquesne University.

    • "Place, Violence, Resilience: Community-Engaged Research in Urban Neighborhoods"