Cartesian Riddles, or How to Kill a Sphinx Without Really Trying (Gadberry)

Friday, February 19, 2016
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
19 University Place, Room 222, New York, NY 10003

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Andrea Gadberry is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at New York University. Her current book project is called Cartesian Poetics.

Refreshments will be served.

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Situations in Translation: A Panel Presentation

Situations in Translation

Friday, November 6, 2015
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
19 University Place, Room 222, New York, NY 10003

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Graduate students from the Departments of Comparative Literature and French at NYU discuss their translation projects.

Refreshments will be served.

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Why are you learning Zulu? What I learned about my history when I learned Zulu. (Sanders)

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Friday, September 25, 2015
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
19 University Place, Room 222, New York, NY 10003

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Why are you learning Zulu?
What I learned about my history when I learned Zulu.

Mark Sanders is Professor of Comparative Literature at New York University. His most recent book, forthcoming from Princeton University Press, is called Learning Zulu: A Secret History of Language in South Africa.

Refreshments will be served.

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Life in the Fewest Words: Timing Brevity from Chamfort to Benjamin (Anderson)

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Friday, May 1, 2015
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Draper Conference Room, 22-24 East 8th Street

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Life in the Fewest Words: Timing Brevity from Chamfort to Benjamin

Sage Anderson received a BA in Comp Lit from the University of Pennsylvania, and wrote her NYU MA thesis on “The Right to Laziness.” Her primary areas of focus are German and French literature of the late 18th through early 20th centuries, as well as translation and critical theory. Since 2012, Sage has been a doctoral fellow in the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg “Lebensformen + Lebenswissen,” affiliated with the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder).

Respondent: Richard Sieburth, NYU

Refreshments will be served.

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Causality of Freedom (Basterra)

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Friday, April 17, 2015
5:00 PM
Room 222, 19 University Place

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Causality of Freedom: Gabriela Basterra, Ph.D.

The NYU Department of Comparative Literature welcomes you to its second comparatorium of the spring semester. Gabriela Basterra is an associate professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish & Portuguese at NYU. Her most recent book, forthcoming from Fordham University Press, is called The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas.

Refreshments will be served.

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Homecoming: An Uncanny Panel (Bot, Cole, Hoffman-Schwartz)

 

Friday, March 6, 2015
4:00 PM
Room 222, 19 University Place

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Homecoming: An Uncanny Panel

The NYU Department of Comparative Literature welcomes you to its first comparatorium of the spring semester. Recent alumni return from the beyond to discuss their research, their teaching, the job market, and life after grad school.

Michiel Bot
Bard College

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Lori Cole
New York University

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Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz
Princeton University

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Refreshments will be served.

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Works in Progress: Untimely Presentations (Biareishyk, Ramizi, Werner)

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Friday, November 21, 2014
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Room 222, 19 University Place

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Works in Progress

The NYU Department of Comparative Literature welcomes you to its first comparatorium of the school year.

“Toward a Concept of the Missed Encounter”

Siarhei Biareishyk

PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, NYU

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“Into the Thick of the Peasant Question”

Erag Ramizi

PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, NYU

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“World Enough and Time: Figuring Realism on the Fringe

Sonia Werner

PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, NYU

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Refreshments will be served.

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