Humanities

James Smalls: The Mark Rice Collection and the Homo-Erotics of Photography after Stonewall

Humanities Forum / Visual Arts — Daphne Harrison Lecture “The Mark Rice Collection and the Homo-Erotics of Photography after Stonewall” James Smalls, professor of visual arts, affiliate professor of gender and women’s studies, affiliate professor of Africana studies Thursday, December 7, 4 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Held in conjunction with the exhibition Man, …

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Christopher Boyd Brown: Harmonious Monk

Humanities Forum / Music / MEMS (Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Colloquium Lecture “Harmonious Monk: Martin Luther and His Reformation through Music” Christopher Boyd Brown, Associate Professor of Church History, Boston University Wednesday, October 4, 7 – 9 p.m. Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall Dr. Christopher Boyd Brown and UMBC’s Camerata and Collegium Musicum will present …

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Sharing the Past, Building the Future: UMBC at 50

Exhibition Sharing the Past, Building the Future: UMBC at 50 Closing reception and book signing Thursday, December 8, 4 -6 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery   Join us for a final look at the Library’s 50th anniversary exhibition! UMBC Bookstore staff will be selling copies of the anniversary catalog ($15) and Improbable Excellence: The Saga …

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Manufacturing ‘Terrorism’: The Media and the Red Army Faction, 1970-1977

MLLI Department Lecture Hanno Balz, visiting assistant professor of history, Johns Hopkins University “Manufacturing ‘Terrorism’: The Media and the Red Army Faction, 1970-1977” Thursday, October 20, 7 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery In the aftermath of the revolt of the 1960s, the discourse on politics in West Germany appeared intensified and determined by ideological …

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The Lottocratic Alternative: Lottery as Method for Selecting Political Representatives

Social Sciences Forum Alexander Guerrero, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Pennsylvania “The Lottocratic Alternative: Lottery as Method for Selecting Political Representatives” Thursday, October 6, 4 p.m.  University Center 312 It is widely accepted that electoral representative democracy is better than any other alternative lawmaking political arrangement. It is also widely accepted that …

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SEEING SCIENCE Film Series

Interdisciplinary The Seeing Science Film Festival Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) December 7, 7 p.m. 132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building The Seeing Science Film Festival continues with the final screening for 2016, the 1950s sci-fi/horror film Invasion of the Body Snatchers released in 1956. Rotten Tomatoes: “Critics Consensus: One of the best political allegories …

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