Learn from distinguished visiting scholars by attending events and lectures on campus.

Dr. Ebony McGee

Dr. Ebony McGee, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

Dr. Ebony O. McGee
Assistant Professor of Diversity and Urban Schooling
Vanderbilt University, Peabody College
Department of Teaching and Learning

Visit: September 11 – 14
Sponsored by: The Department of Education in Arts & Sciences
Monday, September 12

Talk Title: “From Resilience to Decolonization: Evolving Interpretations of Black Students in STEM Fields” [Download public talk abstract: DVS McGee_Public Talk Abstract]
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Umrath Lounge
(Reception to follow.)

Alejandro de La Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics

Dr. Alejandro de la Fuente
Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Harvard University
Visit: October 19 – 22
Sponsored by: Latin American Studies Program and the Department of Romance Languages & Literature in Arts & Sciences

Friday, October 21
Talk Title: “The New Field of Afro-Latin American Studies”
Conference Reading Locality: Urban Spaces, Regions, Borders, Margins
Time: 5:45pm – 6:45pm
Location: McMillan Hall, McMillan Cafe

 

 

Jock Soto

Jock Soto, former New York City Ballet principal dancer

Jock Soto
The American School of Ballet (Retired)
Former New York City Ballet principal dancer

Visit: October 21 – 29
Sponsored by: the Performing Arts Department and the Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies in the Brown School

Public Showcase: TBD

 

 

 

 

Professor Ramon Saldívar

Professor Ramón Saldívar, Hoagland Family Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

Ramón Saldívar
Hoagland Family Professor of Humanities and Sciences
Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Stanford University

Visit: November 27 – 30
Sponsored by: The Department of Romance Languages & Literature in Arts & Sciences

Monday, November 29
Talk Title: “Speculative Realism, Genre and Social Network Theory in Post 45 U.S. Ethnic Fiction.”
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Women’s Building, Women’s Formal Lounge

 

Paleontologist Lisa White, director of education and outreach at the UC Museum of Paleontology.

Dr. Lisa White
Paleontologist and Director of Education and Outreach,
University of California Museum of Paleontology.
Visit: April 6
Sponsored by : The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in Arts & Sciences
Thursday, April 6
Talk Title: Increasing Public Engagement through Research and Education at the University of California Museum of Paleontology
Time: 4:15pm
Location: Rudolph Hall, Room 203
[Download public talk abstract: DVS Lisa WhitePublic Talk Abstract]