|

Plan your trip early and stay in Chestertown! Click here for local lodging.

SUBMIT AN EVENT

William James Forum Fund 2023 Critical Series Freedom Student and Faculty Round Table

Washington College - Litrenta, Toll Science Center

William James Forum Fund 2023 Critical Series Freedom Student and Faculty Round Table Faculty-led research group students (from the "Flock Talks" series) and WAC Faculty will discuss the terms of cancel culture, censorship, hate speech, and freedom of speech, as part of the 2023 William James Forum Fund Critical Series.

William James Forum Fund 2023 Critical Series: "Freedom of Speech and History" by Dr. Elena de Lorenzo, University of Oviedo, Spain

Washington College - Litrenta, Toll Science Center

William James Forum Fund 2023 Critical Series: "Freedom of Speech in the History" by Dr. Elena de Lorenzo, University of Oviedo, Spain Dr. De Lorenzo will offer a European-based reading of the notion of 'freedom of speech' as it emerged in the 18th century. As the research head of the project entitled "Monarchic censorship in… Continue Reading William James Forum Fund 2023 Critical Series: "Freedom of Speech and History" by Dr. Elena de Lorenzo, University of Oviedo, Spain

Lecture: "On the Blackness of Flamenco" by Dr. Meira Goldberg (Fashion Institute of New York)

Washington College - Litrenta, Toll Science Center

Lecture: "On the Blackness of Flamenco" by Dr. Meira Goldberg (Fashion Institute of New York) Dr. Goldberg asks: How is the politics of Blackness have figured in the flamenco dancing body? What does flamenco dance tell us about the construction of race in the Atlantic world? In her book, Sonidos Negros, she traces how, in… Continue Reading Lecture: "On the Blackness of Flamenco" by Dr. Meira Goldberg (Fashion Institute of New York)

CMS Speaker Series/ "I Am Not Your Negro: A Brief History of Black American Counterculture" with Theo George

Washington College - Litrenta, Toll Science Center

Merriam-Webster declared “culture” as the Word of the Year in 2014 and many years later the world is still trying to grasp what exactly “culture” is, let alone what “counterculture” is. For most Americans, the 1969 Woodstock Festival is the go-to image for countercultural moments that shaped American history, yet Black countercultural arts movements have… Continue Reading CMS Speaker Series/ "I Am Not Your Negro: A Brief History of Black American Counterculture" with Theo George

The Dignity Project: human rights and dignity at the intersection of disability

Washington College - Litrenta, Toll Science Center

The Young Alumni Series featuring Kelsey Chapman (nee Newborn) '12 Dignity is easy to discuss, but difficult to define. It is subjective, controversial, but highly relevant to the affordance and delivery of human rights for people with disability. Come and discuss ways to embed dignity and human rights into the way we work, build things,… Continue Reading The Dignity Project: human rights and dignity at the intersection of disability

Offensive to Pious Ears: Obscenity and Censorship in 18th Century Spanish Literature

Washington College - Litrenta, Toll Science Center

A talk about censorship, the Spanish Inquisition, and sex and sexuality. Prof. Deanda will present her recently published book: "Offensive to Pious Ears: Obscenity and Censorship in 18th Century Spanish Literature" (Frankfurt: Iberoamericana, 2022). A panel, composed of profs. Martin Ponti and Kate Charles will discuss the book, followed by a Q & A.

Comments are closed.

Close Search Window