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Taft Events

2019-2020 Events

The Hollywood Jim Crow: The Racial Politics of the Movie Industry
Maryann Erigha, University of Georgia
3 PM, November 15
African American Cultural and Resource Center

Leveraging Data to Inform Contemporary Policing Debates
Jack Mewhirter, University of Cincinnati Ryan Welch, University of Tampa James Wright II, Florida State University 12 PM, November 15
Taft Research Center

Neurocognitive Mechanisms: Explaining Biological Cognition
Gualtiero Piccinini, University of Missouri-St. Louis
3 PM, November 22
Dyers 160

“Love and Culture”: On Compulsory Heterosexuality as Ghana’s Neocolonial Inheritance
Anima Adjepong
3 PM, January 24
Taft Research Center

Antisodomy laws, Decolonizations, and the Promises of Transnationalism
Jyoti Puri, Simmons University
1 PM, February 5
Taft Research Center

Women’s Rage: Countering Sexual Violence and Humiliation
Dianna Taylor, John Carroll University
1 PM, March 4
Taft Research Center

Louder Than A Bomb - TEAM FINALS
7 PM, April 3
National Underground Railroad Museum, Harriet Tubman Theater

Louder Than A Bomb - INDY FINALS
7 PM, April 4
National Underground Railroad Museum, Harriet Tubman Theater

Past 2019-2020 Events

Climate Change/Cincinnati
Understanding Climate Change
  • Brooke Crowley, Associate Professor of Ecology and Paleoecology, U. Cincinnati
  • Brenda Hunda, Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology, Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Carlie Trott, Assistant Professor of Social and Community Psychology, U. Cincinnati
6 PM reception; 6:30 PM program, August 29
The Mercantile Library

Climate Change/Cincinnati
Climate Change and Social Justice

Nancy Tuana, Professor of Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & Founding Director of the Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State University
6 PM reception; 6:30 PM program, September 12
The Mercantile Library

Playing with Fire
Nancy Tuana, Professor of Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & Founding Director of the Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State University
3 PM, September 13
Taft Research Center

The Choosing People: The Puzzle of Jewish Voting
Kenneth Wald, University of Florida
6:30 PM, September 17
American Jewish Archives on the Campus of Hebrew Union College

Environmental Change and Migration: Historical Perspectives
Uwe Lübken, Ludwig Maximillian University
6 PM, September 17
Taft Research Center

The (mis)use of science in policy and the courts: lessons from the case of abortion and mental health
Julia R. Steinberg, University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health
3 PM, September 20
Taft Research Center

Film Screening: Rubi: A DACA Dreamer in Trump’s America
3 PM, September 25
Taft Research Center

Lutz Dammbeck: Art & Power
Lutz Dammbeck, Painter, filmmaker, author and media artist
September 26-27
Max Kade Center, Old Chem; Mini

Disability in Germany, Yesterday and Today
September 26-27
Morning panels: 701 Old Chemistry

Disability in Germany, Yesterday and Today
KEYNOTE: No Place for Disability: The Origins of Mass Murder in Fantasies of Perfection

Dr. Warren Rosenblum, Webster University
September 26
Holocaust and Humanity Center, Cincinnati Museum Center

Climate Change/Cincinnati
Climate Change and Cincinnati Life
  • Heather Quinley, Duke
  • Ollie Kroner, City of Cincinnati
  • Barb Liphardt, Gorman Heritage Farm
  • Nicole Gunderman, Director of Education, Gorman Heritage Farm
6 PM reception; 6:30PM program, October 3
The Mercantile Library

Hispanic Heritage Month
Being Brown: Sonia Sotomayor and the Latinx Question
Lázaro Lima, Hunter College, CUNY
4 PM, October 3
Taft Research Center

The Ancient Law, a silent film with live accompaniment (part of OTR film festival)
5 PM, October 3
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

The Comparative Psychology of Artificial Intelligences
Cameron Buckner, University of Houston
3 PM, October 4
Dyers 160

Universities Studying Slavery Symposium: The Academy’s Original Sin
October 9 - 12

Magic and Terror in Alexandre Dumas’ Work
Julie Anselmini, University of Caen, France
4 PM, October 11
Taft Research Center

Matters of Scale and Scales of Matter: Conceptual Challenges in Multiscale Modeling of Nanomaterials
Julia Bursten, University of Kentucky
3 PM, October 18
Dyers 407

Are American Companies Badly Managed?
Nicholas Bloom, Stanford University
4 PM, October 18
Lindner Hall Auditorium, Room 1410

Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy and Premature Birth
Dana-Ain Davis, City University of New York
3 PM, October 23
Taft Research Center

Bilingual (Spanish-English) Poetry Reading
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Costa Rican Poet Eunice Odio's Birth

Mauricio Espinoza, University of Cincinnati
Keith Ekiss, Stanford University
3:30 PM, October 25
Elliston Poetry Room, 646 Langsam Library

Revitalizing American Cities: Do Community Based Development Organizations Matter?
Nathaniel Wright, Texas Tech
6 PM, October 28
Tangeman University Center, Rm. 220

People, Places, and Polarization: Politics and Media in the Public Service
Al Tompkins, The Poynter Institute
9 AM, October 31
Taft Research Center

Society for Women in Philosophy
Is Universalism the Cause of Feminist Complicity in Imperialism

Serene J. Khader, Jay Newman Chair in Philosophy of Culture, Brooklyn College
3:30 PM, November 1
Taft Research Center

Dean Acheson and the obligations of power in the early Cold War
Michael Hopkins, University of Liverpool
3 PM, November 4
Taft Research Center

Native American Heritage Month
Native American Healing Through Art
  • Joy Gritton, Morehead State University
    Arts to Foster Healthy Native American Communities
  • Steve Black Bear LaBeouf, You Are Not Alone Network, Seventh Generation Fund
    The Role of Art in Suicide Prevention and Suicide Loss Survival
  • Helen Danser, Kentucky Native American Heritage Commissioner
    The Current State of Native Americans
4 PM, November 13
Taft Research Center

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