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Taft Events

2017-2018 Events


August 29
6 PM
Title:
Water & Human Settlements: UC Celebrates Water Week
Location: Niehoff Center

September 14
4 PM
Title:
A Reception Honoring the Publication of Professor Kraus’ "Jewish, Christian, and Classical Exegetical Traditions in Jerome’s Translation of the Book of Exodus: Translation Technique and the Vulgate" (Brill, 2017)
Location: Taft Research Center

September 21
4 PM
Speaker:
Melanie S. Tanielian, University of Michigan
Title: Give or We Perish’: Humanitarianism in the Middle East During and After WW I
Location: Taft Research Center

September 29
3 PM
Speaker:
Dr. Ghassan Moussawi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: Queer Exceptionalism and Exclusion: Cosmopolitanism and Inequality in ‘Gay-Friendly’ Beirut
Location: Taft Research Center

October 3
Speakers:
Valera and Natasha Cherkashin
Title: The End of the Soviet Epoch
Time and Location: TBD

2017 Hispanic Heritage Month
October 5
Speaker:
Juan Felipe Herrera, United States Poetry Laureate (2015-2016), Mexican American Performer & Activist, National Book Critic Circle Award Winner
Title: A Bilingual Poetry Reading and Conversation
Time and Location: TBD

October 18
3 PM
Speaker:
Yana Hashamova, Ohio State University
Title: The Role of the Russian Leader since the Revolution as Reflected in Film
Location: Taft Research Center

October 24
7 PM
Speaker:
Tudor Parfitt, Florida International University
Title: Becoming Jewish in Sub-Saharan Africa
Location: Mayerson Jewish Community Center, 8485 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236 (South, off Ronald Reagan Highway)

October 30
7 PM
Speaker:
Paula Fredrikson, Boston University
Title:Mediterranean Mixing: Jews in Pagan Places, and Pagans (as well as Christians) in Jewish Places
Location: Taft Research Center

February 20-21
humanitiesNOW Graduate Conference

February 26 - March 2
Annual Research Symposium
Keynote:
Timothy Snyder, Richard C. Levin Professor of History, Yale University
Schedule: TBA


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