2022-23 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.

Upcoming speakers:   

April 3, 2023
4:30 p.m. EST

Prof. Rocío Zambrana

Department of Philosophy at the University of Puerto Rico

Metamorphosis of Value: Epistemic Protocols in the Long 17th Century


Watch some of our previous talks on YouTube

Past Speakers:

Alia Al-Saji
Making the Colonial Past Hesitate: Fanon, amputation, and a politics of refusal
March 13, 2023

Kirill Chepurin
Cross-Scalar Romanticism
November 15, 2022

Denise Ferreira da Silva
Deep implicancy
October 17, 2022

Eldritch Priest
Presque Rêvé (or, To Want To Be a Metaphor)
April 20, 2022

Shona N. Jackson
Beyond Constraint: Labour, Grammar, and Desire
April 13, 2022

Sayak Valencia Triana
The Regime is Live(streamed) and kicking
March 17, 2022

Dr. Alexander J. B. Hampton
Participatory Ontology and the Aesthetics of Nature: The Artistic Tradition of Disrupting Anthropocentricism
March 3, 2022