Humanities Festival 2019

The URI Center for the Humanities is thrilled to celebrate our 25th Anniversary by highlighting the work of Junior Humanities Faculty. Join us for two exciting panels.


Panel One: Race and Representations  (Moderator: Travis Williams, Associate Professor of English) 

Christine Mok, Assistant Professor of English: "Impossible Stages: Asian American Poetics, Politics, and the Novel" 

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp, Associate Professor of French: Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France 

Iñaki Pérez, Assistant Professor of Spanish: "Study of Guillen de Castro's Works: Establishing a Reliable Corpus and Thematic Analysis" 


Panel Two: Contested Spaces and Social Changes  (Moderator: Ron Onorato, Professor of Art and Architectural History)

David Faflik, Associate Professor of English: Transcendental Heresies: Harvard and the Modern American Practice of Unbelief 

Erik Loomis, Associate Professor of History: The Making of the Modern Pacific Northwest, 1960 to the Present 

Julie Keller, Assistant Professor of Sociology: Milking in the Shadows: Migrants and Mobility in America's Dairyland 

Jessica Frazier, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, History, and Marine Affairs: "Equality, Development, and Peace; The Global Women's Movement, 1970-2000" 


Thursday, April 4 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Robert J. Higgins Welcome Center, Hope Room

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