Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute



Enacting the Archives, Discentering the Muses: Museums and Biennials in the Colonial Horizon of Modernity
Walter Mignolo, Duke University
Thursday, January 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum


Godbey Anniversary Lecture
“A Laboratory Atop a Vast Graveyard: The Political Impact of the First World War on Europe” 
Erin Hochman, Southern Methodist University

Wednesday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m. (reception followed by lecture at 6 pm)
Jones Hall, Meadows Museum

About My Father's Business: The Crisis of Succession in the American Prosperity Gospel
Kate Bowler, Duke University
Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

Godbey Anniversary Lecture

“The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East”
Sabri Ates, Southern Methodist University  
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. (reception followed by lecture at 6 pm)
Jones Hall, Meadows Museum


Director’s Visiting Scholar Lecture
Math and Fiction: An Interdisciplinary Struggle
Manil Suri, Professor of Mathematics, University of Maryland-Baltimore County and novelist (author of The Death of Vishnu, City of Devi and The Age of Shiva)

Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

Women, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding: Lessons from Rwanda
Jennie Burnet, The University of Louisville
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Ballroom East, Hughes Trigg Student Center


Godbey Lecture Series
“Reframing Africa: Twenty Years of Change on the Continent”
SMU Faculty Panel
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Hyer Hall, Room 100

The Medium Has No Message: Affect Politics from Kandinsky to Benjamin
Todd Cronan, Emory University
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall

Formal Feelings: An Aesthetics and a Politics of Indifference
Walter Benn Michaels, University of Illinois at Chicago
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
DLSB, Room 110