Tuesday January 22, 2013, 12pm - 1.30pm: THEORY SEMINAR LUNCHTIME MEETING. Text: Achille Mbembe, "Necropolitics"; Moderator: Andrew McCann. Haldeman 246. RSVP Administrator to book a spot and receive a reading. Lunch provided.
Wednesday January 23, 2013 5.30pm - 7pm: READINGS FROM WILHELM REICH with Jonna Mackin (Institute of Writing and Rhetoric). A PSYCHOANALYSIS STUDY GROUP MEETING. Haldeman 246. Please contact the Administrator to book your spot and receive a reading.
Tuesday January 29, 2013 Noon - 2pm: FELLOWSHIPS IN THE HUMANITIES: AN OVERVIEW. Facilitators: Jane Carroll, Laura McDaniel. PREP Series. Haldeman 125. Open to Dartmouth Faculty. Booking is essential as seating is limited. Please contact the Administrator to book your spot. Lunch provided.
Tuesday February 5, 2013, Noon - 1.30pm:ON ASSUMPTIONS - PLAY, ART, LIES AND INQUIRY: Facilitator: Smaranda Aldea (Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow - Philosophy) FIRST TUESDAY LUNCHTIME DISCUSSION. Haldeman 246. Alexius Meinong (Austrian phenomenologist who studied under Franz Brentano in Vienna during late 19th c.) thinks assumptions are at work in children's play, art-making, telling lies, and asking questions. What do these experiences and behaviors share in common? Our discussion will explore Meinong's answer: assumptions are experiences that allow us to place ourselves in someone else's position, which is a condition for the possibility of playing, art-making, lying, and inquiring. Please contact Administrator if you wish receive a reading and book your spot for lunch as seating is limited. Lunch provided.
Friday February 8, 2013, 3pm: THE PLACE OF MYTHOLOGY IN EUROPEAN ART: Paul Taylor Warburg Institute, London. Haldeman 041. Reception to follow. Co-sponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities and the Philosophy Department. Free and open to all.
Tuesday February12, 2013, 4.30pm :REMEMBERING CRISIS, OCCUPYING CITIES: BUENOS AIRES 2012. Kemeny 007. Part of "Cartographies of Violence" series presented y LALACS and cosponsored by the Leslie Center for the Humanities. Free and Open to all.
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 12pm - 1.30pm: THEORY SEMINAR LUNCHTIME MEETING. Text: Roberto Exposito "Bios" (pp157-194) "Flesh"; Moderator: Klaus Mladek. Haldeman 246. RSVP Administrator to book a spot and receive a reading. Lunch provided.
Monday February 25, 2013 3.30pm- 4.30pm INTRODUCTORY MEETING OF THE FELLOWSHIP PROPOSAL WORKSHOP. Haldleman 246. Hosted by Maral Abrahamian (Dept of Theater and Mellon Fellow) this is an informal meeting of all and any faculty who wish to know more about the workshop and participate in the future.
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 5.30 - 7pm:CRITICAL SOCIAL THEORY AND THE DEATH DRIVE: Amy Allen (Philosophy).PSYCHOANALYSIS STUDY GROUP MEETING. Haldeman 246. Please contact the Administrator to book your spot and receive a reading.
Monday March 4, 2013, 1.45 - 2.50pm: THE BURDEN OF THE NAZI PAST: ROMUALD KARMAKAR: Dartmouth Hall 206. A discussion with renowned director and screenwriter and producer, Romauld Karmakar relating to the making of this documentary. Co-sponsored by The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Departments of German Studies and Film and Media Studies and the Jewish Studies and Comparative Literature programs. Free and open to all.
Monday March 4, 2013 7Pm: AN EVENING WITH FILMAKER ROMUALD KARMAKAR: Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center, hosted by Gerd Gemunden. Free and open to all.