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Save the Date: Writing is Thinking

Writing is Thinking 2015 with Verlyn Klinkenborg Save the Date: Late Afternoon Thurs Feb 26, Writing Forum Morning, Friday Feb 27, Keynote Public Lecture Feb 26-27. PAL’S 3rd Biennial Writing is Thinking 2015 will include closed workshops for PAL Writing Group Members with Verlyn Klinkenborg, a colloquium on writing, & a public keynote lecture. …………………………….. Verlyn…

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Spring 2015 Calendar

Presenting PAL’s 2015 Spring Event Schedule! Highlights include a symposium on Undergraduate Education and the Humanities, the 3rd Writing is Thinking, and a reading group on Hannah Arendt. We hope to see you there! All events will be held in the FHI Garage, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, Duke University ……………………………………………….. Jan 15, 5:30pm. A Lecture…

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Undergraduate Education and the Humanities, a PAL Symposium

Undergraduate Education and the Humanities A PAL Symposium Friday Jan 30. 10am-12:30pm FHI Garage, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4. Duke University Followed by light lunch! Speakers: Paula Findlen (History, Stanford), Sean Kelly (Philosophy, Harvard), and James Simpson (English, Harvard). How can we convey the insights and excitement of the humanities to today’s undergraduates? Come to hear…

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PAL Holiday Party

Celebrate the Humanities with PAL! Thurs. Dec 4 6-8pm Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres FHI Garage Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Duke University Join us to celebrate the humanities with PAL! There will be special entertainment from the PAL/FHI Seminars and news from PAL director Toril Moi. Cocktails by White Whale!

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Several Short Sentences about Writing

A conversation about: Several Short Sentences about Writing  by Verlyn Klinkenborg led by Toril Moi and Sarah Beckwith   Tues Dec 26pmLight Supper at 5:30pmFHI GarageSmith Warehouse, Bay 4Duke University   Join us for a conversation about Klinkenborg’s widely praised writing handbook. Klinkenborg will be visiting PAL February 26-27, 2015.  Part of the PAL-sponosored Writing…

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PAL Forum: Envisioning the Modern University

Envisioning the Modern University: Schelling’s Jena Lectures A lecture by Bruce Matthews What can we learn about the modern university from reading Schelling? PAL invites you to an informal talk by Bruce Matthews, one of this year’s Humanities Writ Large Visiting Fellows.   Thurs. Nov 13 5pm FHI Garage Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Duke University Reception at…

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PAL Forum: Blade Runner

PAL Forum: Screening of Blade Runner  **WED Nov 5 7pm. Light supper at 6:30pm. RSVP to hmw12@duke.edu. FHI Garage Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Duke University   1982. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Harrison Ford. We will be showing the 2007 Final Cut.  

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PAL Writing is Thinking 2014-2015

In 2014-2015 PAL is hosting our third biennial Writing is Thinking Young Scholars Workshop. This year, in addition to our spring workshop and lectures, PAL has inaugurated the first year of sponsored Graduate Student Writing Groups. We have 11 PAL-sponsored groups meeting this year.  This page is an overview of past and future WIT events…

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