Monday, March 11, 2013

Visiting Speaker: Robert Chodat

March 25-26, 2013

Robert Chodat (Boston University, English)

4pm Mar 25th, 3222 Angell Hall - "Jigsaw Puzzles, Salesmen, and Cavell's Improvisations"
"I address Stanley Cavell’s recent memoir Little Did I Know against the backdrop of some of his philosophical writing. I'll consider Cavell’s challenges to certain entrenched conceptions of language, art, and action, and will focus particular attention on the idea of “improvisation,” which Cavell’s writing often thematizes and enacts"

2pm Mar 26th, 3184 Angell Hall - graduate student event on doing interdisciplinary research in analytic philosophy and literary study, and other occasionally antagonistic combinations.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Graduate Conference: Making it Work: US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

April 5-6, 2013 - Room 3222 Angell Hall

Making it Work: US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

Paul Taylor (Penn State, Philosophy/ African American Studies)
Lisi Schoenbach (University of Tennessee Knoxville, English)

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Lineages of the Literary Left

March 21-22, 2013

Lineages of the Literary Left: A Symposium in Honor of Alan Wald
See program here.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Visiting Speaker: Robert Viscusi

March 20, 2013 - 3pm, Room 100, Hatcher Library Gallery

Robert Viscusi (Brooklyn College, English)
"Her Hands Were Rough and Smelled of Dead Things: Louisa Ermelino's The Black Madonna"