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Climate Change and AsiaClimate Change and Asia
Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The Franke Institute, JRL S-118

Asia is central to the causes, responses, and implications of climate change. This symposium explores climate policy and environmental challenges across East, Southeast, and South Asia, from water politics and renewable energy to sustainable tourism in the Anthropocene.

"Climate Change and Asia" is sponsored by "Studies in Climate Change: The Limits of the Numerical," a Mellon Foundation Project at the Franke Institute for the Humanities.

Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact 773-702-8274 in advance.
Humanities Without Walls
The Humanities Without Walls Consortium has awarded grants to a UChicago faculty member and to two UChicago graduate students.

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New at the Institute
Learn more about the three new exciting initiatives launching this fall at the Franke Institute.

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Listen
November 8, 2017 
Deborah Nelson, "An Unsentimental Education: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil"

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March 1, 2017
Geoffrey R. Stone, “Sex and the Constitution: The Road to Roe"
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Coming Up
Regenstein window Courses for the 2017-2018 course roster:

Fall 2017
The Mediterranean Sea in Antiquity: Imperial Connections 
offered by James Osborne (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations) and Catherine Kearns (Classics)

From Baroque to Neo-Baroque 
offered by Rachel Galvin (English Language & Literature) and Miguel Martinez (Romance Languages & Literatures)

Winter 2018
Exploratory Translation 
offered by Haun Saussy (Comparative Literature) and Jennifer Scappettone (English Language & Literature)

Phaedras Compared: Adaptation, Gender, Tragic Form  
offered by Larry Norman (Romance Languages & Literatures) and David Wray (Classics)

Spring 2018
Guillotine/Barricade: Figures of History Across Media 
offered by Jennifer Wild (Cinema & Media Studies) and James Leo Cahill (University of Toronto)

Destruction of Images, Books, and Artifacts in Europe and South Asia 
offered by Olga Solovieva (Comparative Literature) and Tyler Williams (South Asian Languages & Civilizations)

The Art of Healing: Medical Aesthetics in Russia & the U.S.
offered by William Nickell (Slavic Languages & Literatures) and Michael David (Medical School) 

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Also see: Disciplines & Technologies is a Mellon funded project with the Center for Disciplinary Innovation.

Franke Fellows for 2018 and 2019
The Franke Fellows for 2018-2019 have been announced.

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Franke 25
Franke 25On November 10, 2015, the Franke Institute celebrated its 25th anniversary with a symposium.

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