Past Events

Information regarding past events can be found below.

Exposing Belief: What Remains with Photography

Daring Uses of Language

ASE Commons

Translating North African Literature

2007-08

  • 09.05.2007 Anna Moï
    Ecrire en français dans le Vietnam d'aujourd'hui
  • 10.05-06.2007 SoundEye West: Poetry Between Languages
  • 10.15.2007 Ian Bogost — Georgia Institute of Technology
    Platform Studies: Material Constraint in Words, Images, and Computers
  • 01.24.2008 Sunyoung Park — Washington University
    Rethinking Feminism in Colonial Korea: Kang Kyongae and 1930s Leftist Women's Literature
  • 01.25.2008 Erin Graff Zivin — University of Pittsburgh
    Interrogative Signs: The Spector of the Inquisition in Jom Tob Azulay's O Judeu
  • 01.31.2008 Susie Jie Young Kim — University of Washington
    Beyond the Pale of Remembering: Time, City, and Memory in Korean Cinema
  • 02.07.2008 Theodore Hughes — Columbia University
    Return to the Colonial Present: Collaboration and Ch'oe In-hun's Cold War Pan-Asianism
  • 02.08.2008 Junyoung Verónica Kim — Cornell University
    "Happy Together" in the Age of Globalization?: Towards a Trans-Pacific Communication
  • 02.21.2008 Toril Moi — Duke University
    "I Am Not a Woman Writer"
  • 02.28.2008 Derek Attridge — University of York
    A Return to Form?
  • 03.04.2008 Anne-Marie Thiesse
    Les romans-feuilletons et leurs lectrices à la Belle Époque
  • 03.06.2008 Ilya Kaminsky
    Fringe Poets Reading Series
  • 03.12.2008 Made in L.A. 
    Film screening followed by a Q&A with director Almudena Carracedo
  • 04.11.2008 Re-thinking Postwar Japan: Article 9, the Courts, and The Self-Defense Forces
    An Open Conversation with Sabine Frühstück (UCSB) and Frank Upham (NYU)
  • 04.17-18.2008 The State of Fiction: Cultures of Contemporary Argentina
  • 04.18-19.2008 2008 Comparative Literature Symposium: The Politics of Figuration 
    Keynote Address: Lee Edelman (Tufts University), "Nothing of Value: Queerness or La Mala Educacion"; Panel Discussion: Lee Edelman responds to papers by Christian Hite, Lindsay Nelson, and Mary Traester

2006-07

  • 11.16.2006 Matthew Zapruder
    Fringe Poets Reading Series: Poetry & The High Wire Act
  • 01.19.2007 Irene Siegel — UC Berkeley
    Forgetting as a Path to Remembering: Edmond Amran El Maleh's Mille Ans, Un Jour
  • 01.25.2007 Geoffrey Hartman — Yale University
    The Holocaust, History-Writing, and Fiction
  • 01.26.2007 Edwin Hill — UCLA 
    Le Cri: Black Orpheus and the Tyranny of the Beat
  • 01.26.2007 Paola Iovene — Cornell University
    Revolution and the Poetics of Failure in Ge Fei's Renmian taohua
  • 02.02.2007 Laurent Dubreuil — Cornell University
    Linguistic Censorship and (Post)colonial Usage
  • 02.02.2007 Larissa Heinrich — University of New South Wales
    Dissecting the Self: Lu Xun's Anatomical Aesthetics
  • 02.09.2007 Meadow Dibble-Dieng — Colby College
    Publish or Perish: The Editorial Politics of Présence Africaine
  • 02.09.2007 Carolyn Fitzgerald — University of Michigan
    Intercrossings Between Cartoons and National Art: The Traveling Artist in Ye Qianyu's Wartime Works
  • 02.22.2007 Steve Kowit
    Fringe Poets Reading Series: Poetry & The Erotic
  • 03.23.2007 Neoliberalism and Culture: A Symposium
  • 04.06.2007 Norris Pope — Stanford University Press
    How to Get Published in the Humanities
  • 04.12.2007 Alicia Partnoy
    Fringe Poets Reading Series: Poetry & Protest

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