Associate Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University
He Said, She Listened: Mansplaining, Gaslighting, and Epistemic Entitlement
What are the underlying causes of misogyny? In many cases, it stems from a wrongheaded sense of moral entitlement to a woman’s sexual, emotional, reproductive, and material labor. In this session, writer and philosopher Kate Manne will introduce another form of entitlement that can be thought of as epistemic: a sense of entitlement to be the designated knower or informant, or the agent who issues authoritative explanations. Professor Manne will connect the notion of epistemic entitlement with a variety of problematic behaviors, including mansplaining, gaslighting, and misogynistic anger at the expert testimony of women.
Creativity and Resilience: Humanities Fieldwork during a Pandemic
2020-21 Public Humanities Fellows:
John William Kennedy
Ph.D. candidate in Romance Studies. Hispanicism and Documentary Fieldwork: Creating Public Engagement
Ph.D. candidate in Literatures in English Why Here, Why Now? Adapting My Public Humanities Project
2020 Community Partnership Grantee:
Shaloni Pinto ‘20
B.S. in Industrial Labor Relations with minors in Law & Society and English How Do We Start a Poem: A Poetry Community's Story
Moderated by Gerard Aching, co-principal investigator of Rural Humanities and professor of Africana and Romance studies
Digitial Humanities Lecture: Marisa Parham
Wednesday, April 28, 5:00 p.m.
Director for the African American Digital Humanities initiative, Associate Director for the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, and Visiting Professor of English, University of Maryland.
Interactivities I: difference and digital textuality
Dr. Parham discusses what might be made possible at the intersection between Black expressive traditions, digital humanities, and electronic literature, with an eye to describing the chain of interactions that link theory to practice in her digital texts, which can be found here.