2008 Spring Colloquium/Event Schedule

Monday February 4, 8:00 pm
Levis Faculty Center

National? Comparative? Global? Literary Methodology Today (Part I)

Matthew Hart, English
Adlai Murdoch, French & African American Studies
Eleonora Stoppino, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Gary Xu, East Asian Languages and Cultures

 

Monday February 25, 8:00 pm
Levis Faculty Center

National? Comparative? Global? Literary Methodology Today (Part II)

Ericka Beckman, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Wail Hassan, Comparative Literature
Marcus Keller, French
Harriet Murav, Slavic & Comparative Literature

Respondent: Jed Esty, English


Monday, March 10, 8:00 pm
Levis Faculty Center

Tina Chanter , Philosophy, DePaul University:
"The Political Legacies of Antigone "

Respondents: Robert Rushing, Comparative Literature & Italian; Steven Wagner, Philosophy

Co-organized with the Department of Philosophy

 


Monday, April 14, 8:00 pm
Levis Faculty Center

Megacities: A Graduate Student Forum

 


Thursday-Friday, May 1 & 2

Levis Faculty Center

Decolonizations: Subaltern Studies and Indigenous Critical Theory

A conference features keynote lectures by Elizabeth Povinelli (Columbia) and Rajeswari Sunder Rajan (NYU).

Co-organized with the American Indian Studies Program

 

 

For more information, contact Lauren Goodlad (lgoodlad@illinois.edu) or consult the Unit for Criticism website: http://criticism.english.illinois.edu