Events

October 26, 2017 (All day) to October 27, 2017 (All day)

Workshop on Tommie Shelby's "Dark Ghettos": Injustice, Dissent, and Reform

Visiting Fellow: Tommie Shelby (Philosophy, Harvard University) with the participation of Elijah Anderson (Yale University), Sheryll Cashin (Georgetown University), Waverly Duck (University of Pittsburgh), Megan Comfort (Research Triangle Institute), John L. Jackson (University of Pennsylvania), Jed Lewinsohn (University of Pittsburgh), Tricia Rose (Brown University), and Jennifer Whiting (University of Pittsburgh) Read More>
October 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Lecture: "Wild Things: Notes on Queer Anarchy"

Jack Halberstam (USC) Read More>
October 27, 2017 (All day) to October 28, 2017 (All day)

Meeting: The Kristeva Circle 2017

Keynote Lecture: "Zombie Abjection," Jack Halberstam (USC), Friday, October 27, 12:00  Q&A Session: Julia Kristeva (Université Paris  Diderot, Emerita) Saturday, October 28, 12:30 PM Keynote Lecture: "Time and Crisis: Questions for Psychoanalysis and Race," Hortense Spillers (Vanderbilt University, English) Saturday, October 28, 6:00 - 6:45 PM Read More>
October 30, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Lecture: "Approaching Death: Philosophical and Cinematic Perspectives"

Lucy Fischer (Film Studies) Read More>
October 31, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "After Sedwick: The Gordian Knot of the Great Paradigm Shift"

Visiting Fellow: Benjamin Kahan (Louisiana State University, English) with responses from Randall Halle (German) and Julian Gill-Peterson (English) Read More>
October 31, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Lecture: "Sex in the Age of Fordism: The Standardization of Sexual Objects"

Visiting Fellow: Benjamin Kahan (Louisiana State University, English) Read More>
November 2, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "The Missing Homeland of Edward Said"

Visiting Fellow: Aamir Mufti (UCLA, Comparative Literature) with responses from Paul Bové (English) and Christopher Fynsk (European Graduate School) Read More>
November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Lecture: "Strangers in Europa: Migrants, Terrorists, Refugees"

Visiting Fellow: Aamir Mufti (UCLA, Comparative Literature) Read More>
November 6, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Workshop: "Forget English! Orientalisms and World Literatures"

Visiting Fellow: Aamir Mufti (UCLA, Comparative Literature) with responses from John B. Lyon (German) and Giuseppina Mecchia (French & Italian) Read More>
November 13, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Lecture: "Maurice Blanchot's Political 'Conversion': Toward a Politics Without Ressentiment"

Christopher Fynsk (European Graduate School) Read More>
November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Public Reading and Interview: "John Edgar Wideman in Conversation"

With questions from Dan Kubis (Humanities Center) for John Edgar Wideman, author of the Homewood trilogy (Brown University, Emeritus) Read More>
November 15, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "The Essay as Form in the Digital Age"

Joseph Harris (University of Delaware, English) with responses from David Bartholomae (English) and Benjamin Miller (English) Read More>
November 16, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Watelands and Wilderness: Nuclear Lands"

Peter Galison (Harvard University, History of Science) Read More>
November 30, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Rhetorics of Liberty and Equality in the Age of Revolution"

Michele Reid-Vazquez (Africana Studies) with responses from Pernille Røge (History) and John Walsh (French & Italian) Read More>
December 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Lecture: "Don't Forget to Remember: The Importancr of Family Recipes, Holiday Traditions, and Stories in the Grieving Process"

Lori Jakiela (University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg) Read More>

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