Beyond the Page: Adrienne Shaw

SMC Lecture: Adrienne Shaw

Adrienne Shaw, assistant professor of Media Studies and Production at Temple University, leads a conversation on her latest research: a feminist and historical analysis of gender and sexuality in gaming production, audiences, and texts.…

Humanities Lecture: Travis Zadeh

Humanities Lecture: Travis Zadeh

Zadeh explores debates in the course of Islamic intellectual history over translating the Quran and their relation to broader theoretical problems for the fields of translation studies, the history of ideas, and the philosophy of language.…

Humanities Lecture: Anna Brickhouse

Humanities Lecture: Anna Brickhouse
In "Mistranslation and Catastrophe", Dr. Brickhouse reflects on the role of mistranslation in her own research, and the productive possibilities of embracing 'mistranslation' over other values-'mastery,' for example, or the 'untranslatable.'

Library Lecture: William Egginton

Library Lecture: William Egginton

In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’ death, hear from William Egginton in this lecture, “The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World”.…

University Lecture: Sara Goldrick-Rab

University Lecture: Sara Goldrick-Rab

There is a new economics of college in America. Millions of people enroll in higher education with plans to work, borrow, and conserve, only to find that their funds still fall short of today’s high college prices.…

SMC Lecture: S. Shyam Sundar

SMC Lecture: S. Shyam Sundar

In this lecture, “Interactivity and Privacy—Can We Have Both?”, S. Shyman Sundar examines the allure of online interactivity, the challenge of protecting privacy, and users’ attempts to assert their agency.…

Race in the Race 2016

Race in the Race 2016

A diverse student leadership panel along with Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes and Temple Professors Karen Turner and Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon discuss the major issues in the 2016 election cycle and how candidates and the media have handled the issue of race.…

Humanities Lecture: Anna Arabindan-Kesson

Humanities Lecture: Anna Arabindan-Kesson

In this lecture, “The Currency of Cotton: Art, Materiality and Memory”, Anna Arabindan-Kesson explores the visual and material implications of the global dimensions of the nineteenth century cotton trade.…

Humanities Lecture: James Earl Davis

Humanities Lecture: James Earl Davis

In “Black Male Youth: Intersectionality and the ‘Schooling’ of Possibility and Peril”, James Earl Davis takes up the subject of the black male youth’s relationship with the education system. …