2000-2001 Speaker Series
Friday, 29 September, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
Clifford Siskin (A.C. Bradley Professor of English, University of Glasgow)
"Blaming the System: A New History of Enlightenment"
Friday, 13 October, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
Jill Robbins (Comparative Literature & English, SUNY, Buffalo
"Ethical Language in Levinas"
Tuesday, 24 October, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
E. Warwick Slinn (English & Media Studies, Massey University, N.Z.)
"Cracking the Crib of Reality: Performativity, Poetic Language and Cultural Critique"
Monday, 20 November, 4:00 p.m. Con Hall, U.C.
Bernard Smith (Principal Fellow, Fine Arts, Classics & Archaelogy, University of Melbourne)
"Modernism's History: Period Styles and the Formalesque"
Wednesday, 24 January, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
Henry Sussman (Comparative Literature, SUNY, Buffalo)
"The Task of the Critic: A Game of Registers"
Friday, 2, February, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
Michael Hardt (The Literature Program, Duke University)
"Globalization and Democracy"
Tuesday, 6 March, 3:30 p.m. VA 148
Rebecca Comay (Philosophy, University of Toronto)
"Devouring Words: Mourning and Melancholia at the End of Hegel's Phenomenology"
Tuesday, 13 March, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
Leslie Boldt-Irons (French, Brock University)
"Georges Bataille's Last Man and the Problem of Community"
Friday, 16 March , 4:00 p.m. VA 148
Goeffrey Batchen (Visual Arts, University of New Mexico)
"Carnal Knowledge: Photography and Touch"
23 or 24 March, time tba, VA 148
"The Ends of Community: Blanchot's The Last Man"
Friday, 30 March, 4:00 p.m. VA 148
John Mowitt Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota)
"Stumbling upon Analysis: Psychoanalysis and Everyday Life"
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