Humanities Colloquium Series

Drake Faculty undertaking reseach in the humanities offer insights into their current work as the basis for discussion during occasional Friday-afternoon talks.

For more information, please contact Leah Kalmanson, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion.

Fall 2015 Colloquium Series

All events take place Friday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Medbury Honors Lounge (lower level, west, Medbury Hall).

  • September 25
    Deborah Symonds, Professor of History
    Elizabeth Fox-Genovese: Salvaging the Scholar from the Illness, and the Red Tory from the the Culture Wars
  • October 16
    David Courard-Hauri, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy
    A Universe that Sparkles with Awareness: An Outsider’s Take on Panpsychism, Patterns, and the Hard Problem of Consciousness
  • November 6
    Mary McCarthy, Associate Professor of Politics
    Commemoration and Controversy: U.S. Memorials to WWII Sexual Slavery in Asia


ArtSci News
February 2, 2016
Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, will visit Drake’s campus on Saturday, Feb. 13, for an event sponsored by the Coalition of Black Students (CBS) as part of Black History Month programming.