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Bonus episode: IAH Zoom Talks with Judith Butler

May 27, 2020

Professor of Comparative Literature (UC-Berkeley) Judith Butler joins IAH Director Andy Perrin and English Professor Florence Dore (UNC-CH) to discuss the essential role of humanistic work during the current pandemic. She also discusses the oft-overlooked considerations necessary for reopening universities in the fall.

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Judith Butler

May 26, 2020

Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley.

Poet Gaby Calvocoressi

May 26, 2020

Poet and Associate Professor Gaby Calvocoressi speaks with us on what made her a poet, the creative process, and possibilities for being creative in quarantine. She also does a reading of her poem “Hammond B3 Organ Cistern”, published in the … Read more

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Jane Thrailkill

May 19, 2020

Jane F. Thrailkill is a Bank of America Honors Term Associate Professor and teaches American literature and health humanities in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Watch IAH Zoom Talks: Neil Prose, M.D.

May 12, 2020

Dr. Prose’s primary area of clinical interest is pediatric dermatology. His main area of academic interest is provider-patient communication.

The Gig Economy With Alexandrea Ravenelle

May 8, 2020

Assistant Professor Alexandrea Ravenelle (Sociology) discusses her research on the gig economy as well as her book HUSTLE AND GIG: Struggling and Surviving in the Sharing Economy (University of California Press).