ALL OUR LOCAL EVENTS TAKE PLACE ON THE unceded Traditional Coast Salish Lands of the Tsleil-Waututh (səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ), Kwikwetlem (kʷikʷəƛ̓əm), Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw) and and Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm) Nations.
April 18, 2019
HUMANITIES ROUNDTABLE: Educational Challenges Within Universities
April 15, 2019
April 4, 2019
HUMANITIES ROUNDTABLE: To Publish or to Perish, Should that be the Question?
March 21, 2019
HUMANITIES ROUNDTABLE: Community Research Ethics w/ speaker Scott Neufield
February 20, 2019
JOIN US AT SFU SURREY ON FEBRUARY 20TH FOR OUR VISITING SCHOLAR'S LECTURE ON AMBEDKAR AND GANDHI!
February 7, 2019
HUMANITIES ROUNDTABLE: Chinese Culture and the Lunar New Year w/ speakers Dr Paul Crowe and Maggie Tsang
November 29, 2018
Oct 30-31, 2020
SFU David Lam Centre and Department of Humanities hosted a virtual conference on Art and Modernism in Socialist China. Fourteen esteemed scholars from institutions in Australia, China, Canada, Germany, and the United States gave lectures during the two-day workshop on Oct. 30 and 31, 2020. Among them was a diverse mix of emerging scholars and seasoned art curators and academics, including Vancouver-based Shengtian Zheng, artist, curator, who co-organized the conference together with Professor Shuyu Kong, from the department of Humanities.
November 23, 2018
April 11, 2018
Psychoanalytic Lecture Series: Witnessing the Crimes of Our Grandparents: Remembering and Responsibility After the Holocaust
EVENTS / News ARCHIVE
The Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds held a special two-panel conference this summer commemorating Dr. Paul Dutton's impact on Carolingian scholarship. "Carolingian Civilization 25 Years Later: In Honour of Paul Edward Dutton", celebrated his seminal works Carolingian Civilization: A Reader and The Politics of Dreaming in the Carolingian Empire while exploring their legacy in the field. The conference organizer credits these texts as works which "reframed how we study the Carolinigian world and changed the landscape of the discipline."
Professor Samir Gandesha recently gave talks at the University of Mumbai, IIT Kharagpur, and at Historical Materialism in London. His panel remarks on Asad Haider’s book Mistaken Identity at the Historical Materialism book launch are now accessible on openDemocracy.
October 19, 2018 w/ professor Giuseppe Vacca, from the Gramsci Institue in Rome
Professor Shuyu Kong gave three invited talks and seminars at Peking University, Shanghai Normal University, and Korea University in Seoul. Topics covered included the writings of the Dutch sinologist Robert van Gulik, and "Chinese Media and Public Discourse"
Professor David Mirhady presented "The Torture of Prometheus" at Carleton Univeristy
Februrary 22nd, 2018