Concepts, Figures, Art Forms Seminars Events

Yi-Ping Ong
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

How do we come to share an ethical outlook with others? Is it possible to teach ethics? What does it mean to live with others, when we do not (always) inhabit the same world? Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello engages these profound ethical questions in and through its very form. Whereas critics have... read more »


PAL The Other
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 - Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall

How useful is the concept of the Other in the humanities today?In this one-day conference on the topic of "The Other" in philosophy and literature, Professor David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford) will give a keynote address at 10am. His latest book is "The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a... read more »