News & Events

The Philosopher and the Copper Engraver

Professor Hans-Jörg Rheinberger will talk about the collaboration between the philosopher of science Gaston Bachelard and the copper engraver Albert Flocon during the first decade after World War II.

Buen Día, Ramón

Buen Día, Ramón is a heart-warming film of a young man who travels to Germany not from Africa or the Middle East, but from Mexico. His situation threatens to become desperate until he meets Ruth, a retiree who takes Ramón under her wing. Buen Día, Ramón is a charming and affirming tale of an unlikely friendship.

Kaplan Institute Fellows for 2016-2017

Assistant Professor Erica Weitzman was chosen to be a Kaplan Institute Fellow for next year. Professor Weitzman's project is called, "At the Limit of the Obscene: Realism, Aesthetics, Profanation". Congratulations!!

Forum for Lanugages and Culture

The Forum for Languages and Cultures in the Buffett Institute supports local and global initiatives that offer opportunities for students, faculty and staff to participate in language and culture-based activities gto expand the study of foreign languages and cultures beyond the classroom.