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Chandler Seminars

The Humanities Center fellows participate in weekly Chandler Seminars wherein they make presentations of the research they will be undertaking during their residency in the Center.  These presentations are followed by roundtable discussions.  Likewise, the Chandler Seminars provide an opportunity for visiting scholars from the Humanities Center Visiting Scholars Program, as well as faculty at the University of Tennessee, to impart their work and have discussions with the fellows.  They engender a climate of intellectual discourse and collaboration.

The Chandler Seminars are held in the Humanities Center Seminar Room (E308 Melrose Hall, on the third floor).  Please contact the Humanities Center staff at 865-974-4222, or email, if you would like to attend any of these sessions.

FALL 2017

August 30, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Orientation
September 6, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Margaret Andersen
Department of History
September 13, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Justin Arft
Department of Classics
September 20, 2017 12:15-1:15 P.M. Professor Laurent Dubois
Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History
Duke University
September 27, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Lydia Walker
Graduate Fellow – Department of History
October 2, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 P.M. Professor Dena Goodman
Lila Miller Collegiate Professor, History and Women’s Studies
University of Michigan
October 11, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Robert Bast
Department of History
October 16, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Robert Campany
Professor of Asian Studies and Religious Studies
Vanderbilt University
October 25, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Kathryn Kleinkopf
Graduate (Marco Haslam Dissertation Fellow) – Department of History
October 27, 2017 NO SEMINAR Professor Leslie Pickering Francis
Alfred C. Emery Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy
University of Utah
Philosophy TVA Conference
October 30, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Robert Weems, Jr.
Willard W. Garvey
Distinguished Professor of Business History
Wichita State University
November 15, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Bradley Phillis
Graduate Fellow – Department of History
November 29, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Jon Garthoff
Department of Philosophy
December 6, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Brittany Poe
Graduate Fellow – Department of History
December 13, 2017 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Harrison Meadows
Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures


January 10, 2018 12:00-1:00 P.M. Jacqueline Kerr
Graduate Fellow – Department of English
January 17, 2018 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Sarah Kay
Professor of French
New York University
January 24, 2018 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Flavia Brizio-Skov
Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
February 5, 2018 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor Anne Kinney
Professor and Chair, Department of East Asian Languages of Chinese
University  of Virginia
March 26, 2018 12:00-1:00 P.M. Professor David Potter
Francis W. Kelsey Collegiate
Professor of Greek and Roman History
University of Michigan

Previous Chandler Seminars
2015-16 | 2016-17

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