We’re thrilled to announce our Spring 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 posted under the “Workshop Documents” tab one week prior to our meeting. All documents are password-protected. The password is circulated via the listserv.
Thursday, April 2 : Robert Bird, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Cinema Media Studies, Fundamentals: Issues and Texts, and the College at the University of Chicago, “Articulations of (Socialist) Realism: Lukacs, Platonov, Shklovskii“
Thursday, April 16 : Close reading of Geoffrey Hill‘s essay, “Our Word Is Our Bond,” led by Joseph Simmons
Thursday, April 23 : Paul Kottman, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the New School for Social Research, “Romantic Love as Human Freedom“
Tuesday, May 19 : John Paul Rollert, PhD student in Social Thought at the University of Chicago, “The Long Tragic Life of Oliver Eddleson: A Work of Speculative Fiction” [NOTE THE UNUSUAL DATE]
Thursday, May 28: David Egan, Society of Fellows, Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, “Later Wittgenstein as Literature“