18 episodes

Changing the Humanities / The Humanities Changing - The Humanities past and present - July 2009

Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge, Changing the Humanities/The Humanities Changing is a major international conference designed to inquire into the current standing and disciplinary formation of the Humanities today. Leading critical thinkers from Cambridge and elsewhere will take stock of the changing role and significance of the Humanities, inside and outside the university. The event aims to look both comparatively and historically at the Arts, Humanities, and interpretative Social Sciences, including the ways in which they relate to Science and Technology. Offering a wide range of thematic panels and public discussions, the conference will also ask how the Humanities contribute to understanding societ

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Changing the Humanities / The Humanities Changing - The Humanities past and present - July 2009

Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the University of Cambridge, Changing the Humanities/The Humanities Changing is a major international conference designed to inquire into the current standing and disciplinary formation of the Humanities today. Leading critical thinkers from Cambridge and elsewhere will take stock of the changing role and significance of the Humanities, inside and outside the university. The event aims to look both comparatively and historically at the Arts, Humanities, and interpretative Social Sciences, including the ways in which they relate to Science and Technology. Offering a wide range of thematic panels and public discussions, the conference will also ask how the Humanities contribute to understanding societ

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    Michael Wood: Film and the Art of Forgetting (Changing the Humanities)

    Michael Wood: Film and the Art of Forgetting (Changing the Humanities)

    Professor Michael Wood (English, Princeton), 'Film and the Art of Forgetting'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

    • 29 min
    • video
    Haun Saussy: 'Explaining vs. Understanding' (Changing the Humanities)

    Haun Saussy: 'Explaining vs. Understanding' (Changing the Humanities)

    Professor Haun Saussy (Comparative Literature, Yale), 'Explaining vs. Understanding: A Distinction Under Changing Conditions'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

    • 27 min
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    James Chandler: Are Humanities Disciplines Progressive? (Changing the Humanities)

    James Chandler: Are Humanities Disciplines Progressive? (Changing the Humanities)

    Professor James Chandler (English, Chicago), 'Are Humanities Disciplines Progressive?'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

    • 33 min
    • video
    Roger Parker: Should We Forget about (Musical) Form? (Changing the Humanities)

    Roger Parker: Should We Forget about (Musical) Form? (Changing the Humanities)

    Professor Roger Parker (Music, KCL), 'Should We Forget about (Musical) Form?' Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

    • 30 min
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    Sarah Kay: Outside National Frames (The Troubadours and the Mediterranean) (Changing the Humanities)

    Sarah Kay: Outside National Frames (The Troubadours and the Mediterranean) (Changing the Humanities)

    Professor Sarah Kay (Modern Languages, Princeton), 'Outside National Frames (The Troubadours and the Mediterranean)'. Paper delivered at CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

    • 31 min
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    Catharine Stimpson: The Humanities Today (Public Forum, Changing the Humanities)

    Catharine Stimpson: The Humanities Today (Public Forum, Changing the Humanities)

    Professor Catharine Stimpson (NYU), 'Public Forum: The Humanities Today'. The forum was part of the CRASSH conference 'Changing the Humanities/the Humanities Changing' (July 2009).

    • 19 min

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