We’re thrilled to announce our Autumn 2015 schedule!
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, October 1: discussion of Christoph Menke‘s essay “The Presence of Tragedy”
- Thursday, October 15: Lindsay Atnip, PhD student in Social Thought at the University of Chicago, “Reconceiving Mimesis, Again: Toward a Polanyian Theory of Representation”
- Thursday, November 5, from 2:00 to 6:00pm, and Friday, November 6:, from 10:00am to 6:00pm: “Community, Reason, Tragedy” Graduate Student Conference
- Keynote by Sarah Beckwith, Professor of English at Duke University, on Thursday, November 5, at 4:30pm
- Thursday, November 19: Mark Payne, Professor of Classics and the College, and in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, at the University of Chicago, “Gnostic and Hellenic ecology”
- Thursday, December 3: David Gutherz, PhD student in Social Thought at the University of Chicago, “Reading Gramsci in Turin: or, How Italian Intellectuals Learned to Look for ‘The People'”