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Stanley Cavell Memorial Conference

Stanley Cavell Memorial Conference Harvard  University Nov 9-10 PAL Director Toril Moi will join a host of scholars in honoring the life and philosophy of Stanley Cavell. Download the PDF poster with dates and locations here: cavell memorial conference harvard nov 2018 Advertisements

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From Pitch to Publication

Come and learn how to pitch your ideas to editors! A PAL Writing is Thinking Event From Pitch to Publication: Do’s and Don’ts for Public Scholars Tuesday 18 October 5pm Talk 4:30pm Reception 314 English Allen Building Duke West Campus Sharon Marcus Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University Founding Editor of…

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Grad Student Happy Hour, Sept 13

CANCELED! We’re planning for an End of Semester party in December. Hope to see you there Thurs Sept 13, 5-7pm Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres as we launch PAL for Graduate Students Fall 2018! Learn about our PAL certificate courses and our events coming up this year,…

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2018-2019 Calendar

Fall 2018 Sept 13: Graduate Student Happy Hour Thurs Sept 13, 5-7pm Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Sept 17: Remembering Stanley Cavell: A Lecture by Richard Fleming Monday Sept 17, 4:30pm Reception, 5pm Lecture Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall Smith Warehouse, Bay 4 Oct 18: Writing is Thinking with Sharon Marcus *more details to come* Thursday Oct 18 English 314, Allen Building, West Campus Nov 12: Intellectual Women: Hannah Arendt with Linda Zerilli *more details to come* Monday Nov 12 Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall Smith Warehouse Bay 4 Spring 2019 Writing is Thinking with Verlyn Klinkenborg: Feb 2019 Intellectual Women lecture by Nancy Bauer: Mar 2019 My Cavell…

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Interiorities

Interiorities: Reflecting Subjectivity and Sociality First Annual Duke-Stanford Graduate Student Conference Sponsored by the Philosophy and Literature Initiative at Stanford and by the Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature at Duke University.  April 27-28, 2018 at Stanford University “Interiorities: Reflecting Subjectivity and Sociality” brings together doctoral students and scholars from both coasts to reflect on how…

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What do humanists do?

  Toril Moi spoke at the Future Humanities Conference, organized by Laura Mandell, at Texas A&M on March 29, 2018. She began her paper by showing that there are three ways of defending the humanities: (1) We can align the fate of the humanities with the fate of the institution we call the university. Then the question becomes: What should a university be? (2) We can argue for the instrumental value of the humanities, which essentially means claiming that the humanities are good things because they are useful for some other activity. Or (3): We can argue for the substantive value of the humanities. Since several audience members at Texas…

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Write Now! with Messud and James Wood

Tuesday, April 3rd 4:30-8:30PM—WRITE NOW! ON FICTION AND CRITICISM—reading/talk, reception & book-signing—with Claire Messud & James Wood, at 21c Museum & Hotel.   Wednesday, April 4th 12:00-4:00PM—WRITE NOW! ON FICTION AND CRITICISM—special workshop/class on the writing process—with Claire Messud & James Wood, at Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse

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