IHUM's sponsors and co-sponsors events that experiment in the ways the disciplines can talk together. We invite thinkers from across the intellectual landscape to imagine occasions that reinvent the traditional humanistic questions, while tweaking, transforming, occasionally forsaking the academic conventions of lecture and seminar. Our wager is that innovative interdisciplinary work emerges from challenges of representation as well as conception, output as well as input. Past events are documented in our archive in the hope that they may provide ideas and impetus for further explorations.
Wave/Time/History A lunchtime talk series devoted to rethinking the concept of historical time through the figure of the wave, with speakers from legal theory, environmental studies, architectural theory, feminist and queer theory, classical reception studies, and the history of science.