Winter 2016 Schedule

We’re delighted to announce our schedule for the 2016 Winter Quarter!

Unless otherwise notes, all meetings take place Thursday at 4:30pm in Foster 305 and are followed by a small reception.

Texts to be read in advance are uploaded to the website one week prior to our meeting. All documents are password-protected. The password is circulated via the listserv.

  • Thursday, January 7: Danielle Charette, PhD student in Social Thought at the University of Chicago, “Quentin Skinner, John Milton, and the Problem of Political Poetry”
  • Thursday, January 21: Andrei Pop, Associate Professor in the Committee on Social Thought and Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago,“Fact, Fiction and Pictures. A Fregean Approach”
  • Thursday, February 4: Julia Mueller, PhD student in Social Thought at the University of Chicago, “On the Origins, Development & Life of Language”
  • Thursday, February 18: Martin Puchner, Professor of Drama and of English and Comparative Literature at Harvard University, “Please Mind the Gap between Theatre and Philosophy”
  • Thursday, March 3James Duesterberg, PhD candidate in English Language & Literature at the University of Chicago, “True Romance: The End of Americanist Aesthetic Form in Richard Powers’ Gain

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