Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism

2013-2014 Speaker Series

Each year The Speaker Series brings in several visiting guest lecturers. Speakers over the years have included Jean Baudrillard, Lauren Berlant, Peter Brooks, Norman Bryson, David Carroll, Anthony Cascardi, Wlad Godzich, Jean-Joseph Goux, Elizabeth Grosz, N. Katherine Hayles, Linda Hutcheon, Martin Jay, Michael Hardt, Agnes Heller, Barbara Johnson, David Farrell Krell, Murray Krieger, Arthur Kroker, Dominick LaCapra, Jerome McGann, J. Hillis Miller, Chantal Mouffe, Christopher Norris, Mark Poster, Richard Rorty, Charles Scott, Thomas Sebeok, Kaja Silverman, Gayatri Spivak, Bernard Stiegler, Samuel Weber, Hayden White, Slavoj Žižek, and many others.

This year's speakers include:

Nick Srnicek

The Eyes of the State

Srnicek poster image

April 9 @ 3:30, SH 2348 

 

Past Speakers:

Alenka Zupančič
Power and Comedy
April 4, 2014

Claire Colebrook
Exceptional Disaster
March 26, 2014

Brett Buchanan
What is called behaviour?
Ethological articulations of bodies in contemporary continental philosophy
March 13, 2014

Simon Critchley
The Problem with Levinas
March 6, 2014

Steven Shaviro
on Scott Bakker's Neuropath
February 13 , 2014

Jack Halberstam
Against Marriage?
February 6, 2014

Paul Anthony Smith
Failure and Victimology: On Laruelle's Mutation of Marxism
November 14, 2013

Peter Stallybrass
"Marx's Coat"
November 8, 2013

Clint Burnham
"Slavoj Žižek as Internet Philosopher"
September 23, 2013

Reza Negarestani
May 28 & 29, 2013