Events

The University Center for the Humanities at Western Michigan University presents informative and interesting speakers throughout the year.

Upcoming Events: 2022-23

September 8 - University Center for the Humanities

Bahar Ensemble  | 5 p.m. | RCVA patio/Miller Fountain plaza, WMU

September 23 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Thanh Nevill, “Improving End-of-Life Care: The 3 Wishes Program” | 4 p.m.| Register to receive Teams link

ctober 5, 12, 26 - Ethics Between the Lines

Kathy Purnell, senior coordinator of advocacy and intake for the Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan | 4 - 5 p.m. | Zoom
Sheryll Cashin's  White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality

October 27, November 3, 10 - Ethics Between the Lines

Chien-Juh Gu, Sociology | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.| 3120 Sangren
stef shuster's Trans Medicine: The Emergence and Practice of Treating Gender 

November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Ethics Between the Lines

William Santiago-Valles, Emeritus Africana Studies | 5:30 - 7 p.m. | Zoom
Ilan Pappe's The Ten Myths of Israel 

November 3 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Thomas Stelzl, "Conspiracy Theories in Germany and the U.S." | 4 p.m. | 1730 Sangren Hall, WMU

November 3, 4, 5, 6* - Theatre

"The Thanksgiving Play" - Larissa Fasthorse | 7:30 p.m., *2 p.m.| Williams Theater, WMU

November 11, 17, 18, 19, 20* - Theatre

"Pippin" - Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Roger O. Hirson | 7:30 p.m., *2 p.m.| Shaw Theater, WMU

November 17 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

stef shuster, "Uncertain Expertise in Trans Medicine" | Burian Lecture | 6 p.m. | 4010 CHHS,Lauron Kehrer WMU | RSVP

December 7 - Books and Beer

Alen Hamza, English Dept. - Twice There Was A Country | 5 p.m. | 2500 Knauss Hall

January 19, 2023 - Books and Beer

Ann Miles, Sociology Dept. - Unraveling Time: Thirty Years of Ethnography in Cuenca, Ecuador | 5 p.m. | 2500 Knauss Hall

January 31, 2023 - University Libraries

Dr. Lauron Kehrer, Gilmore School of Music - Queer Voices in Hip Hop: A Book Talk | 7 p.m. | Meader Room (3rd Floor), Waldo Library | Register

February 7, 2023 - University Libraries

Emily Knox, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - "Intellectual Freedom and the Rise of Banned Books | 7-8:30p.m. | Fetzer Center | Register

February 16, 2023 - Books and Beer

Robert Berkhofer, Medieval Institute - Forgeries and Historical Writing in England, France, and Flanders, 900-1200 | 5 p.m. | 2500 Knauss Hall

February 19, 2023 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Sue Ellen Christian, WMU School of Communication, "Special Exhibit Tour: Using Media Responsibly" | 1 p.m. | Kalamazoo Valley Museum

February 21, 2023 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Wa'ed Alshoubaki, assistant professor at the University of Jordan, “The Ethical Considerations of Conducting Research with Forced Migrants” | 5 p.m. | 208 Bernhard Center

March 15, 2023 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Alec Koppers, master’s student, WMU Department of Philosophy, "Grasslands, Garbage Islands, and Plastic Trees: Working Towards a Future Ecology" | 6 p.m. | 105 Bernhard Center

March 16, 2023 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Kayte Spector-Bagdady, interim co-director, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Title: TBD | 12 p.m. | WMed UpJohn Building, 300 Portage St., Kalamazoo

March 16, 2023 - Books and Beer

Lauron Kehrer, Gilmore School of Music - Queer Voices in Hip Hop: Cultures, Communities, and Contemporary Performance | 5 p.m. | 2500 Knauss Hall

March 21, 2023 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Jonathan Milgrim, faculty specialist, WMU Department of Philosophy, "Is Ignoring Climate Change Akin to Mass Murder? Troubling Ethical Conclusions about Climate Change and its Effects" | 6 p.m. | 208 Bernhard Center

March 30, 2023 - Ethics Center Lecture Series

Edgar Franco-Vivanco, assistant professor of political science, University of Michigan, 2023 Winnie Veenstra Peace Lecture, Between Violence and Resistance: The Challenges of Latin America in the 21st Century | 6 p.m. | 208 Bernhard Center

April 5, 2023 - Ethics Between the Lines

Kathy Purnell, J.D., Ph.D., senior coordinator for Fair Housing Center of Southwest Michigan and instructor, Department of Political Science | 4 - 5:30 p.m. | Webex
Matthew Desmond's Poverty, By America

 

Past events

List of past events