English professor Stephen Pender will deliver the first lecture in the 2014/15 Martin Wesley Series, “Rhetoric and Anthropology in Early Modern Europe,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, in the McPherson Lounge, Alumni Hall and Conference Centre.
Hosted by the Humanities Research Group, the annual lecture series invites distinguished faculty as speakers to promote and foster research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Other lectures in the series include:
- “Ontologies of Postmodern Art” with Lorenzo Buj on November 12
- “The Suffragettes and Sport” with Kathleen McCrone on January 14
- “Italian Cinema and Disability: New Trends” with Antonio Rossini on March 4
Each lecture is free of charge and followed by a public reception.
—by Darko Milenkovic