Past Gallery Lecture Series events
The Gallery Lecture Series highlights the breadth of interdisciplinary research and creative work found on the range of topics showcased each semester in the Haricombe Gallery.
March 27 - Sarah Deer (Professor, School of Law), "Resilience and Resistance: Native Women Confront Sexual Violence"
April 24 - Sierra Watt (PhD candidate, Political Science), "The Political Representation of Women within Native American Tribal Dovernments"
September 21 - Tamara Falicov (Professor, Film Studies) and Marta Caminero-Santangelo (Professor, English Dept.), "Voices from Our Neighbors: Immigration Journeys to Lawrence"
October 30 - Kathryn Vaggalis (PhD candidate, American Studies), "
March 29 - James D. Bever (Foundation Distinguished Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), "Plant Microbiomes, Prairie Biodiversity, and Agricultural Productivity"
April 26 - Wendy L. Picking (Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry) and William D. Picking (Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Pharmacy), "Promoting Well-being – Finding Cures: Vaccines at the University of Kansas"
October 6 - Alesha E. Doan (Associate Professor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) and Shannon K. Portillo (Associate Professor, Public Affairs and Administration), "Organizational Obliviousness: Entrenched Resistance to Gender Integration in the Military"
November 6 - Ray Mizumura-Pence (Associate Professor, American Studies), "At War with the New Frontier and Great Society, On the Defensive in Vietnam: Correspondence between Kansans and U.S. Representative Robert J. Dole, 1964-1968"
April 15 - Nathan Wood (Associate Professor, History Dept.), "Understanding Life and Death on the Eastern Front: A Personal and Historical Journey"
April 21 - Colin Roust (Assistant Professor, School of Music), "World War I as Artistic Crucible: The Early Music of Georges Auric (1899-1983)"
October 6 - Mark B. Shiflett (Foundation Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering), "Addressing the Grand Challenges with Engineering"
October 18 - Steven Soper (Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Engineering) and Matt Jackson (Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemistry Dept.), "The Role of a Chemist in Medicine"
February 24 - Daniel Coburn (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Design)
April 2 - Chuck Epp (University Distinguished Professor, Public Affairs and Administration) and Donna Ginther (Professor, Public Affairs and Administration)
April 23 - Joane Nagel (University Distinguished Professor, Sociology Dept.) and Pooya Naderi (Lecturer, Sociology Dept.)
Exhibit - KU 150: Celebrating 150 Years of Leadership, Scholarship, and Tradition at the University of Kansas
October 7 - Beth Bailey (Foundation Distinguished Professor, History Dept.)
November 12 - Michelle Heffner Hayes (Chair, Dept. of Theatre and Dance)
February 6 - Donald Worster (Professor Emeritus, History Dept.), "The Impact of the Natural World on Human Society"
Spring 2014 marked the inaugural Lecture Series events in Watson Library, and the lectures were not necessarily connected to the exhibits currently on display in the Haricombe Gallery. As such, the following Lecture Series events were focused on other important topics:
February 27 - Anne Hedeman (Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Art History), "Past and Present: Illustrating Sallust in the Fifteenth Century" and Chassica Kirchhoff (PhD candidate, Art History), "Encasing Meaning: Armor as a Visual Language in the 15th and Early 16th Centuries"
March 12 - Timothy Miller (Professor, Religious Studies), "Religion in Kansas: Exploring Some Byways"
April 3 - Lua Kámal Yuille (Associate Professor, School of Law), "The Liberation of Civil Rights Law"