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Calendar of Events: Lunchtime Lecture Series

Fall 2011
Thursdays at 12:15

All lectures are held in the Common Room on the second floor of the Heyman Center, which is located in the East Campus Residential Center of Columbia University. Lectures are free and lunch is provided.

September 22

"Shakespeare's Vergil: Clemency and 'The Tempest'"
Leah Whittington
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Classics

September 29

"Ernest Smith's Chinese Bones: Shang Inscriptions in the Collection of Columbia University Library"
Adam Smith
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in East Asian Languages and Cultures

October 6

"Movement and the Ordering of Freedom: A History of a Political Problem"
Hagar Kotef
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender

October 13

"Aristotle and Our Obligation to the Truth"
Ian McCready-Flora
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Philosophy

October 20

"Grey Zone and Fuzzy Boundary: New Developments of the Post-Mao Chinese Buddhism and the Fragmented Authoritarian Regime"
Yanfei Sun
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Sociology and EALAC

October 27

"Musical Pleasure and the Materiality of the Literary"
Edgardo Salinas
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Music

November 10

"Sentiment and the Sixth Sense"
Emily Ogden
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature

November 17

“Critique and Its Discontents: Notes toward a Post-Critical (?) Pedagogy”
D. Graham Burnett
Society of Fellows (1997-1999); Professor of History, Princeton University
Jeff Dolven
Associate Professor of English, Princeton University

December 1

"What Do Classicists Mean When They Talk about 'Ethics' and 'Politics'?"
Dana Fields
Society of Fellows /Lecturer in Classics

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