Humanities Institute

DVLS: “Worldlings: Scenes of Life in the U.S. Now”

Wed, October 17, 2012 | Avaya Auditorium, ACE 2.302

7:00 PM

DVLS: “Worldlings: Scenes of Life in the U.S. Now”

As part of our Distinguised Visiting Lecture Series Kathleen Stewart of the University of Texas at Austin will be presenting a talk entitled, “Worldlings: Scenes of Life in the U.S. Now”.

Kathleen Stewart, Professor and Chair of Anthropology, will speak about the forms and sensibilities of contemporary life. The talk draws on Stewart’s many years of ethnographic research in Appalachia, Las Vegas, and Texas. The lecture engages the fields of cultural studies, geography, and American Studies as well as anthropology. A recipient of fellowships from the Rockefeller Foundation and The National Endowment for the Humanities, Stewart has given numerous lectures throughout North America and Europe.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Sponsored by: The Humanities Institute

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