Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society Events

October 16 - 22, 2018

Tuesday, October 16

Thursday, October 18

You Can't Blockade Hope

Speaker Alicia Sevila Hidalgo, from the Martin Luther King Center in Cuba and Witness for Peace Southeast, lives and works in Matanzas, Cuba, as a pastor,...

Ohashi Awakens in a Brothel: Talk by Sensei Amala Wrightson

"'Ohashi Awakens in a Brothel' and Other Stories of Zen Women": Public talk by Sensei Amala Wrightson, Spiritual Director, Auckland (New Zealand) Zen...

25 "Reel Latin America" Film Festival: Delicate Balance

Introduction: Dr. Christine Ehrick, Department of History Centered around an extensive interview with Jose “Pepe” Mujica, the former President of Uruguay...

Friday, October 19

Eve Polley: "The Question of Race in Personalized Medicine: An Analysis of the (Mis)Use of Racial Categories in Pharmacogenomic Research"

Join the Discourse and Semiotics Workshop for a talk by Eve Polley, PhD Candidate in the Department of Comparative Humanities.

Sunday, October 21

25 "Reel Latin America" Film Festival: The Companion

Introduction: Dr. Thomas Edison, Department of Classical and Modern Languages Set in 1988 Cuba as the government dispatched HIV patients to AIDS centers...

October 16 - 22, 2018

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