Rust Belt FiberShed: An Introduction

Ursuline College 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike, OH, United States

Join us for a talk by founders Jessalyn Boebe and Sarah Pottle in Pilla 136! Both virtual and in-person attendance will be accommodated. RSVP to Yolanda King by March 23rd. Download the Flyer

Rust Belt Humanities Symposium

Ursuline College 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike, OH, United States

Join us as we co-create humanities ecosystems in the Rust Belt. Make connections, learn about opportunities to collaborate, and explore public humanities initiatives in our region. Guest Speakers: Dawn Arrington, Founder and Director of Comics at the Corner Jon K. Lauck, author, adjunct professor of history and political science at the University of South Dakota, …

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$25

Attending to Affliction: Simone Weil and “Deaths of Despair”

Ursuline College 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike, OH, United States

In recent years, an alarming increase in “deaths of despair” has afflicted this country, and the Rust Belt region has been especially hard hit. As citizens of this region, how ought we understand the causes of this growing epidemic of suicide and drug-related deaths? And how ought we proceed through this difficult thicket? These questions …

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Things: In Touch with the Past

Ursuline College 2550 Lander Rd., Pepper Pike, OH, United States

A Conversation with Carolyn Korsmeyer The thrill, wonder, marvel, and savoring of encounters with tangible real objects is a variety of aesthetic experience that old things (and only genuine old things) can provide. We respond to the perceptible properties of an object but also to what it actually is. “Touch” forms a chain of acquaintance, …

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