The School of Criticism and Theory

Public Events, 2019 summer session

For event information: phone: 607-255-9276

All events will be held in Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall 132

Monday, June 17, 4:00PM
Catharine Stimpson
University Professor and Dean Emerita of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York University
“Decorum, Due Process, and Dereliction: Some Reflections on Title IX”

Tuesday, June 18, 4:00PM
Dale Jamieson
Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, Affiliated Professor of Law, Affiliated Professor of Medical Ethics, New York University
“Love in a World of Skepticism and Irony”

Monday, June 24, 4:00PM
Niklaus Largier
Sidney and Margaret Ancker Professor of German and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
“Monadic Transcriptions: Reading the Baroque ‘Signature of Things’”

Tuesday, June 25, 4:00PM
Rahel Jaeggi
Professor for Social Philosophy; Director of the Center for Humanities and Social Change, Humboldt University, Berlin; 2018/19 Fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
“Crisis, Progress and Critique”

Monday, July 1, 4:00PM
Linda Martín Alcoff
Professor of Philosophy, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
“The Phenomenology of White Identity”

Tuesday, July 2, 4:00PM
Ankhi Mukherjee
Professor of English and World Literatures and Tutorial Fellow, Oxford University
“The Poverty of Philosophy

Monday, July 8, 4:00PM
Alexander G. Weheliye
Professor of African American Studies, Northwestern University
“Scream my name like a protest”: R&B Music as a BlackFem Technology of Humanity in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter”

Tuesday, July 9, 4:00PM
Robert Brandom
Distinguished Professor, University of Pittsburgh; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
“Heroism and Magnanimity: Post-Modern Agency in Hegel’s Phenomenology”

Wednesday, July 10, 4:00PM
David Damrosch
Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Institute for World Literature, Harvard University
“World Literature in a Post-postcolonial Age: Problems of Language, Culture, and Politics”

Monday, July 15, 4:00PM
Cathy Caruth
Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Cornell University
“Death and Life at the Site of Address”

Tuesday, July 16, 4:00PM
Jimena Canales
Faculty, Graduate College, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Science and the History of Nonexistent Things”

Monday, July 22, 4:00PM
Hent de Vries
Paulette Goddard Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies, German, Comparative Literature, and Affiliated Professor of Philosophy, at New York University; Director, School of Criticism and Theory
“Metaphysical Experience”

Tuesday, July 23, 4:00PM
Daphne Brooks
Professor of African-American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University
“Blackface Broken Records: Blues Afterlives & the Problem of the Archive”