Beyond Critique: Reading After the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Early warning of the next PAL symposium: On Friday September 10, 2010 PAL will host a symposium in the Rare Book Room at Duke’s Perkins Library on ways of reading after the hermeneutics of suspicion.  The participants will be Rita Felski (English, University of Virginia), Sharon Marcus (English, Columbia University), Stephen Best (University of California at Berkeley), and Kate Hayles (Literature Program, Duke University). Respondent: Toril Moi. There will be a reception after the event.

Fried, Pippin, and Jameson at Duke

The Centre for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature (PAL) at Duke University will host a symposium on “Realism, Modernism, and Philosophy” on March 4 and 5, 2010. On March 4 there will be lectures by Fredric Jameson, Michael Fried and Robert Pippin. On March 5 the three speakers will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Toril Moi. For more information, see PAL’s web pages.

A. S. Byatt and Toril Moi in Conversation

A. S. Byatt will visit North Carolina on October 15 and 16. On October 16 at 8 p.m. she will speak in conversation with Toril Moi at the National Humanities Center. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so you must reserve a space in advance. For information on how to do this, please click here.