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October 2018

Patricia Morris, “Preparing for a Career in International Development as a Gender Specialist”

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
1313 Sterling Hall, 475 N Charter St
Madison, WI 53706
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Dr. Patricia Morris is an internationally-known leader in women’s empowerment and a gender-mainstreaming expert who has worked in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. She is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Morris…

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Germaine Bree Lecture~ History, Memory & Identity: A French Debate

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
L140 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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Enzo Traverso is a historian of modern and contemporary Europe; his research focuses on the intellectual history and the political ideas of the twentieth century. He was born in Italy, studied history at the University…

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Kim Lane Scheppele, “In the Ruins of Constitutional Government”

October 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Room 325/326, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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Midwest Law and Society Retreat Keynote Address Around the world, democratic citizenries are electing leaders who proceed to dismantle previously existing constitutional constraints on the power of the executive. From Hungary and Poland, to Venezuela…

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November 2018

“(Re)Imagining Empire” Workshop

November 2 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Union South, 1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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This program is a part of the Borghesi Mellon Interdisciplinary Workshops in the Humanities, sponsored by the Center for the Humanities at UW-Madison, with support from Nancy and David Borghesi and the Andrew W. Mellon…

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Beth Simmons, “Border Orientation in a Globalizing World: Concept and Measurement”

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Simmons is the Andrea Mitchell University Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously, she was the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University, Associate Professor of Political Science at…

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Marino Niola, “Gastronomia e Democrazia: Pizza, Pasta e altri Italian Food”

November 7 @ 5:00 pm

  Prof Marino Niola (Suor Orsola Benincasa University in Naples, Italy): “Gastronomia e Democrazia: Pizza, Pasta e altri Italian Food” / “Gastronomy, Pizza, Pasta, and Other Italian Food.” (Talk will be in Italian but there will be…

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Theresa Kelly, “Reading for the Future”

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
L140 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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For many thinkers, including Romantics themselves, their era was an age of prophecy—of revolution, radical change, new beginnings, perhaps even new worlds.  Yet the Romantic writing that we identify as prophecy is strangely unable to…

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The French and Italian City Series: Florence

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
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Join the Department of French and Italian for a public talk on the great city of Florence. This presentation offers a journey through Florence's famous artistic and architectural treasures, from neighborhood to neighborhood. Professor Kristin…

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“War’s End? The Legacy of Migration and Displacement, Europe 1918-2018”

November 8 - November 10
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53706
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In commemoration of the end of World War I and the 20th anniversary of the Center for German & European Studies, this conference explores the social, legislative, and cultural legacy of population displacement unleashed by the ravages of…

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Prof. Elisabetta Moro, “Mediterranean Diet: a Cultural Pattern which connects Environment, Conviviality, and Longevity”

November 8 @ 11:00 am

Prof. Elisabetta Moro (Suor Orsola Benincasa University in Naples, Italy): “Mediterranean Diet: a Cultural Pattern which connects Environment, Conviviality, and Longevity.” Part of the Week of Italian Cuisine at UW-Madison

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