Upcoming Events

  • Signe Cohen, Department of Religious Studies Romancing the Robot: Humans, Machines, and Doomed Romance in Ancient Buddhist Robot Tales

    Sep 20

    Signe Cohen, Department of Religious Studies

  • Steve Weinberg, School of Journalism Writing Lives: How Deep Should a Biographer Delve?

    Oct 18

    Steve Weinberg, School of Journalism

  • David Schenker, Department of Classics Homer’s Handy Voting Guide: Using the Ancient Epics to Choose Our Next President

    Nov 8

    David Schenker, Department of Classics

  • Lily Gurton-Wachter, Department of English ‘The Stranger Guest’: Literature & New Motherhood

    Dec 6

    Lily Gurton-Wachter, Department of English

  • Nina Furstenau, Department of Science and Agriculture Journalism Sensuous Flavors: Food, Love, Culture

    Feb 14

    Nina Furstenau, Department of Science and Agriculture Journalism

  • Nathan Hofer, Department of Religious Studies Revolutionary Islam

    Mar 13

    Nathan Hofer, Department of Religious Studies

  • Elizabeth Chang, Department of English Poor, Obscure, Plain and Little: Maligning Charlotte Bronte on her 200th Birthday

    Apr 10

    Elizabeth Chang, Department of English

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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Speaking of Culture is supported by: