Fri, Jan 21, 2022
“Baltic Musics After the Post-Soviet” is an international conference hosted virtually at the Center for Humanistic Inquiry at Amherst College on January 21-23, 2022. The conference brings together scholars and artists working in the Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and areas connected by the Baltic Sea) and with Baltic musics to document and understand emerging worlds and narratives of Baltic music. The conference is organized by music professors Jeffers Engelhardt and Katherine Pukinskis.
Thu, Feb 17, 2022
A screening of the first BIPOC translation and production of Euripdes’ Medea. A film by Shivaike Shah and his production team Khameleon Productions working in collaboration with scholars from Oxford and UCL in London. This event is sponsored by the Department of Classics, the Program in European Studies, the Global Pre-Modern Working Group of the Center for Humanistic Inquiry, and the Eastman and Lurcy Lecture Funds at Amherst College.
Thu, Mar 3, 2022
Lectures by Professors Lydie Moudileno (USC) and Andrew Curran (Wesleyan) will juxtapose contemporary and eighteenth-century perspectives on the subjects of race and Blackness in French and Francophone literatures and cultures. The event is made possible by generous donations by the alumni of the French Department, the Georges Lurcy Lecture Fund at Amherst College, and the Center for Humanistic Inquiry.