2016-2017 Events

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
The Graduate Student Lecture Series
Naminata Diabate, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Cornell University
"Naked Protest and Hospitality in Comparative Literature"
5:30pm, Brown Faculty Club (open to the public) 

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Evelyn Ender, Department of Germanic and Romance Languages and Literatures, Johns Hopkins University
"Handwriting: Glimpses of an Inner History"
5:30pm, Maddock Alumni Center (open to the public)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
The Reinhold Kuhn Memorial Lecture
Sianne Ngai, Professor of English, Stanford University
"Enter the Gimmick: Technique and Enchantment in the Novel of Ideas" 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow Cullen Goldblatt
"Political Critique on the Margins of African Literary Canons" 

Monday, November 14, 2016
Susanne Wofford, Dean of the Gallatin School, New York University
"Veiled Revenants and the ‘new source study’:  Euripides’ Alcestis, the Renaissance novella, and Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing "
5:45pm, Maddock Alumni Center (Open to the Public)

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Joshua Oppenheimer, Film Director
Killer Images: Film Screenings of 'Act of Killing' and 'Look of Silence' 
2:00pm-8:30pm (11/10), Martinos Auditorium (Open to the Public)

Friday, November 11, 2016
Killer Images: Master Class for faculty/grad students with Joshua Oppenheimer 
12pm-1:30pm (11/11), Pembroke Hall 205 (Open to the Public if seats are available)

Friday, November 11, 2016
Killer Images: Teach-In on Indonesian History & Politics
J. Oppenheimer, S. Kinzer (Brown), D. Lee (Northeastern)
2pm-4pm (11/11) Kim Koo Library, Watson Institute (Open to the Public)

Canceled-Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Emmanuel Moses, Poet and Translator
Title: TBA
5:30pm, The McCormack Family Theater (open to the public)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Elias Muhanna, Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Brown University
“Translating a Classical Arabic Encyclopedia”
12pm, Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute

Monday, September 26, 2016
Peter Szendy, Professor of Philosophy, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre, France
"Of Stigmatology: Towards a General Theory of Punctuation"
5:30pm, Pembroke Meeting Hall (open to the public)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The Andrea Rosenthal Memorial Lecture
Emily Apter, Professor of French, Comparative Literature, New York University
"Gender, Ontology, Difference: Derrida and Malabou"
5:30pm, Maddock Alumni Center (open to the public)