This week our lecture is presented by The Center for the Study of Europe at Boston University, co-sponsored by the Goethe Institut Boston, the Goethe Institut Washington DC, and Brandeis University Center for German and European Studies. Our speaker is Harald Welzer, Professor for Transformation-Design at the University of Flensburg. Professor Welzer’s lecture is titled “Climate Wars: What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century.”
This week our lecture is presented by the Boston University Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our speaker is Iraqi-born novelist, and literary translator, Sinan Antoon. His lecture is titled “Translation and the Work of Mourning.”
This week our lecture is presented by the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies at Boston University, and titled “Joy and Obligation: The Legacies of Leo Trepp and A. J. Heschel.” Our speaker is Susannah Heschel, Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College.
This week our lecture is presented by the Center for the Study of Europe, the Center for the Study of Asia, the Program in East Asian Studies, and the Undergraduate Economics Association at Boston University. Our speaker is professor Costas Lapavitsas from the Department of Economics at the University of London. Professor Lapavitsas’s lecture is titled “Profiting Without Producing: How Finance Exploits Us All.”
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our speaker is Suffolk University assistant professor, George Kalogeris. Professor Kalogeris’s lecture is titled “Dialogos: Paired Poems in Translation.”
This week we have a reading and conversation presented by the Poetry Reading Series at the College of General Studies, and the literary journal AGNI. Our speaker is British poet, Alice Oswald. Moderating is Mary Pinard, Chair of the Arts & Humanities Division at Babson College.