IHUM events experiment in the ways the disciplines can talk together. We invite thinkers from across the intellectual landscape to imagine occasions that reinvent the traditional humanistic questions, while tweaking, transforming, occasionally forsaking the academic conventions of lecture and seminar.

The 2019–2020 lunchtime talk series – Counting/Recounting – triangulates practice against process and product, convening scholars from different fields to reflect on practice as concept, object and method. [more]

  • The Will to Truth

    Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 pm  

    History pushed critical theory down an epistemological path that was productive, but distanced it from its true ambition.

  • The Body as Social Sculpture

    Wed, Apr 1, 2020, 12:00 pm  

    With targeted, strictly disciplined strength training, Cassils makes their own body the protagonist of their performances and contemplates the...

  • Forced Womanhood!

    Tue, Apr 14, 2020, 12:00 pm  

    Rio Sofia first encountered sissification porn, where men are forced into womanhood as a form of punishment or humiliation, through fetish...

  • IHUM Faber Lecture

    Wed, Apr 29, 2020, 4:30 pm  

    Cameron Rowland is an American artist, chosen as a MacArthur Fellow in 2019.