This group will identify and discuss theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of Jewish history and culture in the modern period in its diverse intersections with European and global socio-cultural and historical trends.
This group proposes to study a theme across multiple chronological periods, namely that of empire, which arguably is the defining component of our companion term, modernity.
A follow-up to the Immigration Working Group, The Global Migration Working Group will debate and explore from within an interdisciplinary lens important aspects of migration affecting the life and well-being of migrants, refugees and stateless persons in the United States and, more broadly, the overall dynamics of migration in the Western Hemisphere.
This group seeks to engage in a reflection on the social and historical relevance of peace processes. Our goal is to develop a broad debate that captures discussions both at the academic and political level. Faculty and students from any disciple are most welcome to join this conversation.
This group offers a cross-disciplinary platform for faculty and students interested in social movements, biodiversity, ecological activism, human rights, cultural heritage, environmental justice, and public humanities. It responds to a desire for engagement and collaboration with local communities in the global contexts of development.
This working group gathers scholars from Music, Art History, Film, and Gender Studies to engage in the discussion of femininity in postwar film and multimedia.
This group explores the broad and pertinent theme of representation in literary traditions and also in linguistics, political science, philosophy, religious studies, art history, and film. Activities include LCSL Forum on 15 presentations.