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Miranda Fricker: When Being Believed Is Not Enough CANCELED

With regret, this event has been canceled. All on-campus events at UMBC between March 12 through April 6 are also canceled due to COVID-19 health and wellness precautions implemented by the university. Please check back for updates regarding events scheduled beyond April 6.   When Being Believed Is Not Enough: The Vice of Inferential Inertia Miranda Fricker, …

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Ruth Wilson Gilmore: Making Abolition Geographies

Making Abolition Geographies: Social Justice Organizing for Vulnerable Households, Workers, and Communities Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York Ruth Wilson Gilmore’s talk explores how visions of abolition guide and connect organizing …

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“Seeing the Unseen Landscape”

Humanities Forum — Lipitz Lecture “Seeing the Unseen Landscape” Dan Bailey, professor of visual arts Wednesday, May 8, 4 p.m. 132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building In this talk, Dan Bailey considers human scale, perception, and natural landscape, which are central to his current work on long-duration photography of landscapes and a reconstruction of Baltimore’s …

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Amy Davis: “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theatres”

Humanities Forum — Focus on Gentrification in Baltimore Amy Davis, author and Baltimore Sun photojournalist “Flickering Treasures: Rediscovering Baltimore’s Forgotten Movie Theatres” Wednesday, April 11, 7 p.m. 132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building Amy Davis presents vintage images of opulent movie palaces and neighborhood theaters in her talk on Baltimore’s forgotten movie theaters. Based on her new book, …

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Corazon del Sol: Truth, Lies & the Construction of Reality: A Conversation About Book of Lies

Humanities Forum, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Wednesday, April 16 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities. Co-sponsored by the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery. In conjunction with the display of Book of Lies at the Library Gallery (more here), Los Angeles-based artist …

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Linda Dusman: Interiors: Identity in Music

Humanities Forum, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery Thursday, May 1 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery The annual Lipitz Lecture is sponsored by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Dresher Center for the Humanities. During her Liptiz Professorship, Linda Dusman’s research explored identity issues in her …

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