Lectures 2021-2022

Spring Quarter 2022

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson
Associate Professor of British History
Department of History & Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science
University of Chicago

Nicholson Faculty Lecture
"Fossil Futures: rethinking British history in the Anthropocene"

Introduction by Dipesh Chakrabarty

Tuesday, March 29th (2022)
Virtual lecture (via Zoom)
5:00pm

UPDATE (2/15/22): This lecture will take place via Zoom.
Details concerning registration (and a link) for this lecture will be available closer to the event.

This lecture was organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.

 


Ian Duncan
Professor and Florence Green Bixby Chair in English
University of California, Berkeley

Alison Winter Lecture Series
"Darwin's Human History"

Tuesday, April 5th (2022)
Classics 110
5:00pm

NOTE: The Center is currently planning this as an in-person/ hybrid event. Details/procedures concerning registration for this event will be available closer to the event.

This lecture was organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies.


Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
Sarah H. Schaffner Visiting Professor (Spring 2022)
University of Chicago

Schaffner Visiting Professor Lectures

Tuesday, April 19th (2022)
"'Whiteness Envy': Postcolonial Rivalry, Nation and Gender"

Franke Institute for the Humanities
Joseph Regenstein Library (Rm. 118)

5:00pm

Tuesday, April 26th (2022)
"Inheriting the Nation: Fathers, Sons (and Daughters), and the Anxiety of Influence"

Franke Institute for the Humanities
Joseph Regenstein Library (Rm. 118)

5:00pm

These lectures were co-sponsored/organized by the Nicholson Center for British Studies and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, with support from the Sarah H. Schaffner Visiting Professorship fund (Provost's Office).

For a listing of past Nicholson Center lectures, please visit our Events Archive.