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Sarah Bernhardt's Exteriority Effects: Affect, Performance, and Agency

Sarah Bernhardt's Exteriority Effects: Affect, Performance, and Agency
Date
17 May 2017 (16:30)
Location
G.01 Norfolk Building, Strand Campus London WC2R 2LS
Description
Professor Sharon Marcus (Columbia University): "Sarah Bernhardt's Exteriority Effects: Affect, Performance, and Agency."

International Conference: Desire/Knowledge

International Conference: Desire/Knowledge
Date
18 (09:00) - 20 May 2017 (12:00)
Location
Council Room Strand Campus
Description
Forthcoming Desire/Knowledge conference taking place 18 - 20 May 2017.

Convulsion and Enlightenment

Convulsion and Enlightenment
Date
25 May 2017 (17:00-19:30)
Location
The Edmond J. Safra Lecture Theatre Strand Building
Description
Professor Anne Vila (University of Wisconsin - Madison) and Visiting Fellow of the Society of French Studies, presents The Society for French Studies Lecture: 'Convulsion and Enlightenment'

Totentanz. Operationaliziong Aby Warburg's Pathosformel

Totentanz. Operationaliziong Aby Warburg's Pathosformel
Date
7 June 2017 (17:00-20:00)
Location
Anatomy Lecture Theatre (K.6.29) Strand Campus
Description
Professor Franco Moretti (Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor and Professor of Comparative Literature in the Department of English (and, by courtesy, of German Studies) at Stanford University) delivers the first of two talks for the Department of Comparative Literature.

Day and Night. On the counterpoint of Western and film noir

Day and Night. On the counterpoint of Western and film noir
Date
21 June 2017 (18:00-20:00)
Location
Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre King’s Building Strand Campus
Description
Professor Franco Moretti (Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professor and Professor of Comparative Literature in the Department of English (and, by courtesy, of German Studies) at Stanford University) delivers the second of two talks for the Department of Comparative Literature.

Primo Levi and Jean Améry: Auschwitz and the Possibility of Enlightenment Secular Humanism

Primo Levi and Jean Améry: Auschwitz and the Possibility of Enlightenment Secular Humanism
Date
11 July 2017 (10:00-18:00)
Location
Room S0.13 Strand Building King’s College London
Description
The aim of this one-day workshop is to explore the nature of the (fractured) commitments to, and/or rejection of, secular humanist values on the part of Primo Levi and Jean Améry. Supported by the Centre for Enlightenment Studies at King's and the Departments of Theology and Religious Studies, Comparative Literature, and English.
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