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“
Thursday, May 14, John Paul Rollert, PhD student in Social Thought at the University of Chicago, “The Long Tragic Life of Oscar Eddleson: A Work of Speculative Fiction”
Thursday, May 28: David Egan, Society of Fellows, Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, “Later Wittgenstein as Literature“