Upcoming Events

  • “Songs, Spells and Samogonka: On Folklore Expedition in Siberia”

    December 14

    Nicole Monnier, Department of German and Russian Studies

  • “Inheriting Gabo: A Discussion of Gabriel García Márquez”

    January 11

    Rachel Harper, Honors College

  • “Hugh Hefner: Sex & Romance in Modern America”

    February 8

    Steven Watts, Department of History

  • “Le Flaneur, C’est Baudelaire: Poetry & Paris”

    March 8

    Valerie Kaussen, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

  • “Joni Mitchell Jesus: Pop Songs and the Spirit”

    April 19

    Martha Kelly, Department of German and Russian Studies

Past Events

Introduction

Speaking of Culture is a monthly series produced by MU’s Honors College for the enjoyment of the entire Columbia community. Modeled on the College’s acclaimed Saturday Morning Science series, Speaking of Culture will feature each month an MU faculty member from some area of the Humanities, who will talk enthrallingly and accessibly about a subject of great professional or personal significance.

When and Where

Map of Orr Street Studios

Each talk will be held at Orr Street Studios (106 Orr Street, between Walnut & Ash), beginning at 2:00pm and running approximately 50 minutes.

FREE and open to the public.

Coffee and baked treats provided.

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Support

Speaking of Culture is supported by: