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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Works in Progress (Dolcerocca, Aguirre, Boer)

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Friday, March 7
2:30-4:30 p.m.
Draper Seminar Room (22-24 8th St)

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Works in Progress

Please join us for the first installment in 2014 of the NYU Comparative Literature Colloquium Series.

“Bergson and Politics of Time”

Ozen Nergis Dolcerocca

PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, NYU

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“Form and Footwork: The Chroniclers of Mexico City”

Juan Carlos Aguirre

PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, NYU

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“Opium and Coolies: The Chronotope of Indenture in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies

Nienke Boer

PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature, NYU

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Light refreshments will be served.

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Leif Weatherby: The Romantic Circumstance

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Friday, April 19
4-6 p.m.
19 University Place (Room 222)

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The Romantic Circumstance: Novalis between Kittler and Luhmann

Please join us for the April installment of the NYU Comparative Literature Colloquium Series. Email sbiareishyk@gmail.com for a copy of the pre-circulated paper.

Professor Leif Weatherby

Department of German, NYU

Light refreshments to follow.

Leif Weatherby is Assistant Professor of German at NYU. His current book project is tentatively titled: “The Organs of the World: Romantic Metaphysics between Leibniz and Marx.”

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Ilya Kliger “Untimely Community”

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Friday, February 22
12-2 p.m.
19 University Place (Great Room)

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Untimely Community: Tragic Nationalism in Dostoevsky and Nietzsche

Please join us for the February installment of the NYU Comparative Literature Colloquium Series.

Professor Ilya Kliger

Lunch will be served.

Ilya Kliger is Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies at NYU. His latest book is entitled The Narrative Shape of Truth: Veridiction in Modern European Literature. 

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