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New at the Institute
Christine MehringThe Franke Forum presents:
Christine Mehring on
"Material Matters in Postwar Art"

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
5:15 - 7:00 PM
The Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Room 621
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Please RSVP by April 29, 2016 by calling 773/702-8274 or emailing us. Persons with a disability please call in advance for assistance.

Christine Mehring is Chair and Professor of the Department of Art History and the College.

Call for Proposals 2016 and 2017
The deadline for Franke event proposals is Friday, April 29th.

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Call for Proposals 2016 and 2017
The Franke Faculty Fellows for 2015-2016 have been announced.

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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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March 2, 2016
D. Nicholas Rudall, "What We Call Greek Tragedy"
The introduction is given by David Bevington.
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Steven RingsJanuary 13, 2016
Candace Vogler
, “on the Connections Between Virtue, Happiness, and Meaning”
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February 4, 2015
Steven Rings, "'Don't Think Twice, It's All Right': A Genealogy"
The introduction is given by Martha Fedlman.
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November 5, 2014
Theaster Gates, "I Need A Title For My Talk, But For Now its Untitled"
The introduction is given by Matthew Jesse Jackson.
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Coming Up
Regenstein windowCourses offered by the Center for Disciplinary Innovation:

Fall 2015
Nomads, Networks, and Political Complexity in the Ancient Near East offered by Richard Payne (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations) and Emily Hammer (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations)

Reproduction/Reproduction: A Context for Dante offered by Carlo Ginzburg (UCLA) & Justin Steinberg (Romance Languages & Literatures)

Winter 2016
Philology as a Way of Life: Humanism and the Classics offered by Rocco Rubini (Romance Languages & Literatures) and Boris Maslov (Comparative Literature)

Data Visualization: Aesthetics, Intent, and Practice
offered by Jason Salavon (Visual Arts) and Gordon Kindlmann (Computer Science)

Spring 2016
Writing Images / Picturing Words offered by Srikanth Reddy (English) and Jessica Stockholder (Visual Arts)

Color & Culture in Japan & Beyond: An Interdisciplinary Approach offered by Chelsea Foxwell (Art History) and Henry Smith (Columbia University)

Enslavement and Performativity in Comparative Perspective offered by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (Romance Languages & Literatures) and Reginald Jackson (University of Michigan)

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

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

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