College of Humanities


Glacial Balance: Film Screening

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:45pm

Glacial Balance

The Institute for Sustainability is hosting a free screening of GLACIAL BALANCE followed by a Q&A session with filmmaker Ethan Steinman whose award winning documentary takes us from Colombia to Argentina, getting to know those who are the first to be affected by melting glacial reserves. The film offers an opportunity to hear, in the locals’ own words, the human impacts of a climate out of control.  Read more

Jarett Kobek Reading from His 2011 Book ATTA

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 7:00pm

Jarett Kobek, ATTA

In the summer of 1999, Mohamed Atta defended a master’s thesis that critiqued the introduction of Western-style skyscrapers in the Middle East and called for the return of the “Islamic-Oriental city.” Using this as a departure point, Jarett Kobek’s novel ATTA offers a fictionalized psychedelic biography of Mohamed Atta that circles around a simple question: what if 9/11 was as much a matter of architectural criticism as religious terrorism? Read more