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. Â 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.
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 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.