Humanities Commons

Campus Events

Dracula: Bloodlines and Power and Vulnerability-related events

Dracula Film Series:

7-10 p.m. Wednesdays
Sears Recital Hall
With Jim Farrelly, Bryan Bardine, Aili Bresnahan, and Todd Uhlman.

  • Sept. 19: Dracula (Coppola, 1992)
  • Oct. 10: Interview with the Vampire (Jordan, 1994)
  • Oct. 17: The Lost Boys (Schumacher, 1987)

3:35-4:50 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9
Sears Recital Hall

Dustin Atlas and Masha Kisel discuss the Lilith story from Jewish mythology and Jewish women in popular culture. 

1:25-2:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15
Sears Recital Hall

Natalie Sherwan and Anca Glont will discuss the historical context of Vlad the Impaler and Romanian vampire lore in connection with the First-Year Arts Immersion experience of Dracula: Bloodlines.

Theatre Immersion Experiences:

Faculty should contact Jerome Yorke if interested in a Power and Vulnerability-themed theatre immersion experience for your class.

Past Events

Humanities Commons Events
  • "Hospitality and Inhospitality in Religious Context" Panel
  • "Visions of Love" Panel
  • Non-Western Concepts of Hospitality Panel
Alumni Chair in the Humanities Events

The Alumni Chair in Humanities Symposium “Global Voices on the University of Dayton Campus”

This symposium brings together faculty, staff, and students from all corners of the globe to compare experiences in their community/country with those on UD campus, and concludes with suggestions on how to make UD’s community more inclusive.

Keynote Address: "Enhancing the Global Village on US College Campuses," Ms. Imbolo Mbue, author.


  • Global Voices on Campus: Why Symposium Matters?
  • the University of Dayton's International Community
  • Globalization on the University of Dayton's Campus
  • Bringing the World to UD
  • Solutions and Next Steps
Graul Chair Events
  • "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," A Celebration of Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Arts and Diversity Presentation: “The Cultural Chameleon: Abandoning Bias and Listening to Voices Unlike Our Own”

College of Arts and Sciences

O'Reilly Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0800