Spring 2016 Schedule

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

Unless otherwise noted, 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, March 31: Robert Pippin, Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, Philosophy, and in the College, “Inner and Outer, Active and Passive, Real and Apparent in Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo”
  • Thursday, April 14: Wendy Doniger, Professor of History of Religions in the Divinity School, the Committee on Social Thought, and South Asian Languages & Civilization, and in the College, “The Man Who Wouldn’t Sleep With His Wife Until She Had Borne Him A Son: All’s Well That Ends Well and the Cross-Cultural Tale of the Clever Wife”
  • Thursday, April 28Konrad Weeda, PhD candidate in the Committee on Social Thought, “To Arcadia and Back: Landscapes, Poetics, and Form of Life”
  • Thursday, May 12:  María del Rosario Acosta Lopez, Associate Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University, “On the Poetic Nature of Philosophical Writing: A Controversy Over Style between Schiller and Fichte”
  • Thursday, June 2,: Anastasia Artemyev Berg, PhD Candidate in the Committee on Social Thought, “The Unity of Plato’s Phaedrus as the Unity of a Living Being”

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