Early Modern Conversions
Work in Progress – Summer Roundup: Houellebecq and Neatline, Digital Environmental Humanities & Early Modern Conversions
Come join us for the first Work in Progress Meeting of 2014-15 academic year! As usual we’ll be meeting in rm 455, 688 Sherbrooke St West. We’ll have lightening talks from students, postdocs, and DH faculty about their summer work. Houellebecq and Neatline Stephanie Posthumus (LLC) Amy Goh Digital Environmental Humanities Veronica Poplawski Jonathan Armoza Early Modern Conversions Stephen Wittek (IPLAI)
The Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas and the Early Modern Conversions Project welcomes
Felipe Fernández-Armesto on Change
Change puzzles pre-Socratics. We have stopped wondering at the mutability of the cosmos, but bicker over cultural change – its volatitly and apparent acceleration. Is evolution or something like it responsible? Or does culture change according to a dynamic of its own? The lecturer promises an original resolution or at least an original approach.