Events

November 16, 2017 - 5:30pm to March 15, 2018 - 5:30pm

Humanizing the Global, Globalizing the Human Series

November 16, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Seminar: "The Labors in Landscape, or the False Protaganism of Globalization"

Sergio Delgado, [Harvard University, Romance Languages & Literature] Read More>
November 16, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Colloquium: "Wastelands and Wilderness: Nuclear Lands"

Peter Galison (Harvard University, History of Science) with responses from Karen Kovaka (Center for Philosophy of Science) and David Marshall (Communication) There are three short readings for this event—an interview, a short position piece, and an article—and all are available here. 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) Reading available here.   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 (Brown University, Emeritus), author of the Homewood trilogy. For tickets and more information, click here. 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 6, 2017 - 5:30pm 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) Reading available here.  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 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) Reading available here. 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>
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 30, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

CANCELLED --- Lecture: "Approaching Death: Philosophical and Cinematic Perspectives"

Lucy Fischer (Film Studies) 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 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Lecture: "Animal Anarchy and the Secret Life of Pets"

Jack Halberstam (USC)   Poster available here. Read More>
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>

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