Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

Each semester, Center Fellows share their work in progress for engagement and discussion over “brown bag” lunch.

Unless otherwise noted, all brown bag seminars are located at the Center for the Humanities Seminar Room, 48 Professors Row, Medford, MA.

Spring 2020

Monday, February 3 | 12:00 pm
Olivia Michiko Gagnon, Postdoctoral Fellow
“Closeness and Historical Work in Krista Belle Stewart’s Potato Gardens Band

Thursday, March 5 | 12:00 pm
Freeden Blume Oeur, Faculty Fellow
“The Scholar Desired: Racial Trauma in DuBois’s Black Flame Trilogy”

Monday, March 9 | 12:00 pm
Jennifer Eyl, Faculty Fellow
“Faith or Fidelity? The Virtue of Loyalty in Christian Origins”

Fall 2019

Tuesday, October 8 | 12:00 pm
Anny Gaul, Postdoctoral Fellow
“Teaching Happiness: Colonial Education, Gender, and Transnational Currents in Modern Morocco”

Tuesday, November 19 | 12:00 pm
Hossein Ayazi, Postdoctoral Fellow
“Banking on Liberty: Debt and Diplomacy in Firestone’s Liberia”

Monday, December 9 | 12:00 pm
Man Xu, Faculty Fellow
“China’s Local Elites in Transition: Seventh- to Twelfth-Century Epitaphs Excavated in Luzhou”