1996-1997 Speaker Series
Friday, September 6
"The Obscenity of Power: From Fantasy to Drive"
Thursday, September 19
Thursday, October 17
"Theory and the Political Imagination: The Aesthetics of Nationalism and the Poetics of Relation"
Friday, October 18
"National Identity and the Aesthetic Transcendence of Race: Jules Michelet's Fiction of the French People"
Thursday, November 7
Mihai I. Spariosu
"Difference Otherness and Lucid Liminality: Levinas, Bakhtin, Huang Po"
Thursday, November 21
"A Frightful Hobgoblin Stalks Through Europe: What Came Back in Millenial Materialism"
Friday, November 22
John M. Vickers
"An Exposition of Possible Worlds Models"
Wednesday, January 15
"Repetition is in Everyone: Gertrude Stein and Gilles Deleuze on Repetition and Difference"
Thursday, January 16
"Tautology, Redundancy, Nonesense? The Problem of Interpreting Repetitive Sequences"
January/February - to be arranged
"(Post)colonialism, Anthropology and the Magic of Mimesis"
Wednesday, January 29
"On the Phenomenology of the Ephemeral: The Social Function of the Still Life Painting"
Wednesday, February 12
"The Conflict of the Disciplines: Immanuel Kant's Patronage of the Visual Arts"
Monday, February 17
"Anxious Reading: Eric Michaels' Unbecoming and the Death of the Author"
Thursday, March 6
"Refiguring Science Studies: Gender Politics and Archaeology"
Thursday, March 13
"Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy"
Thursday, March 20
"Thinking the New: Of Futures Yet Unthought"
February/March - to be arranged
"After the New Thematics: The Context of Theory"
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