Colloquium Series Fall 2004
13 September Russ Castronovo Jean Wall Bennett Professor of English and American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison: "Marx on Strike"
Respondent: Stephen Hartnett, Speech Communications
Background Reading: Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
Time and Place: 7:30pm, Levis Faculty Center
27 September Tim Dean

 

English, SUNY-Buffalo:

"Freudian Sex"

Respondent: Robert Rushing, Italian and Comparative Literature
Background Reading:

Davidson, Arnold. "How To Do The History of Psychoanalysis: A Reading of Freud's Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality."

Freud, Sigmund. Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality.

Time and Place: 7:30pm, Levis Faculty Center
1 November

Eleanor Kaufman

Comparative Literature, UCLA: "North Dakota Jewish Cemetary" 
Respondent: Bruce Rosenstock, Religious Studies
Background Reading:

Jacques Derrida, "Differance"; Archive Fever (selection).

Time and Place 7:30pm, Levis Faculty Center
29 November

Lauren Goodlad

English: "Androgyny and Ethics in Postmodern Gothic: The Crow and Fight Club

Respondent: Lilya Kaganovsky, Slavic and Comparative Literature
Background Reading:

Judith Butler, “Gender is Burning”

Judith Halberstam, Female Masculinity (Introduction)

Michael Warner, “Normal and Normaller”

Time and Place 7:30pm, Levis Faculty Center