WLL Research Fellow, Dr. Sayed Hassan Hussaini, Invited to ECOTHEE 2017

Dr. Sayed Hassan Hussaini (Akhlaq), WLL Research Fellow, was invited to the 5th International Conference on Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics, ECOTHEE 2017, at the Orthodox Academy of Crete in Greece from October 23rd to 27th, 2017. This international conference was organized by the World Council of Churches and Orthodox Academic of Crete to engage […]

Denecke on the Humanities Crisis and the Archiving of Global Human Memory. 2/27 at 12:30pm

You are invited to this month’s BUCSA Director’s Lunchtime Talk on Monday, February 27 12:30pm at 750 Comm. EPIC Room 204 (Opposite Marsh Plaza). Lunch will be provided. Professor Wiebke Denecke (BU, WLL) will speak on OVERSTEPPING THE “HUMANITIES” CRISIS: REFLECTIONS ON ARCHIVING AND CONCEPTUALIZING GLOBAL HUMAN MEMORY Talk Abstract: Models for studying cultural phenomena in […]

Archives, Ports, Museums: A Talk with Lisa Lowe. March 1, 2017 at 4pm

The Society, Politics & Culture Workshop in Sociology and the Department of English at Boston University are pleased to present: Archives, Ports, Museums: A Talk with Lisa Lowe Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:00pm CAS Room 200 Lisa Lowe is a distinguished Professor of English and Director of the Center for Humanities at Tufts University. […]

BU Arab-Russian Workshop February 17-18, 2017

Russia and the Arab World: History, Literature, Arts Pardee School, Boston University 121 Bay State Rd., Boston, MA 02215 Feb 17-18, 2017 Free and open to the public Visit the website here to view details of the event. Sponsored by the BU Center for the Humanities, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, BU Middle […]

“Situating Lyric” conference June 7-11, 2017

A major international conference on lyric poetry will be co-hosted by WLL and the International Network for the Study of Lyric this June 7-11. BU with its rich traditions of literary study is an ideal place to inquire into the situation of both “lyric” and “poetry” in literary history, in world literature, and in other […]

Mexican Voices, a Reading and Conversation with the Author

Join us for a reading and conversation with Mexican Author Yuri Herrera and Translator Lisa Dillma on Thursday, February 2nd at 6pm at 121 Bay State Road. **Yuri and Lisa will also be speaking at the Literary Translation Seminar on Friday, Feb. 3rd from 1-3pm in STH 625. Please click here to view the full […]

Worlds of the Tale of Genji Symposium, November 5

Please join BU faculty from WLL, Art History, English, and Romance Studies for an interdisciplinary symposium celebrating a new translation of on the world’s first novel written by a woman: Lady Murasaki’s 11th century Tale of Genji.   The day will begin with a keynote by the translator, Professor Dennis Washburn, and will include guest […]

10.25.16 Sedgwick Lecture: From Combahee to Black Lives Matter

5pm in Kenmore Classroom Building 101 Cathy Cohen Delivers 7th Annual Sedgwick Lecture in Gender and Sexuality Studies on October 25 In a history of black queer politics from the Combahee Collective to the contemporary Black Lives movement, Cohen identifies a new form of activism supported by a network of groups, many of which are led […]