Organized and moderated by Professor Giulia Sissa (Classics, Political Science, Comparative Literature – UCLA). Follow this link to register to attend online with Zoom. “Decolonizing Classics” is a novel challenge for… Continue reading Roundtable: Neoclassic or New Classics? Challenges, Debates, Perspectives
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER About the Lecture Differentiation denotes the process that relates the same to the different instead of opposing them. The evolution of all languages, literatures, and… Continue reading Ute Heidmann: “Differential, Dialogical, and Plurilingual Comparativism”
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE LECTURE About the Lecture Debates over freedom of speech and its proper limits have become a recurrent feature of European and American public life… Continue reading Matei Candea: “Counting to Two and Counting to Three: Comparative Imaginaries of Freedom of Speech”
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER About the Lecture “Fortress Europe” is not a fortress. The metaphor is useful and successful however, because it points a process which seems self-evident, even if… Continue reading Chowra Makaremi: “Reticular, Thick and Liquid: Europe’s New Borders”
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER About the Lecture In his History of Sexuality, Michel Foucault intends to offer a “genealogy of the subject of desire” and of the “arts of existence”… Continue reading Claude Calame: “The Creation of Eve and Pandora in ‘Differential Comparison’: Myths of Foundation and Michel Foucault’s ‘Aveux de la Chair’”
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE LECTURE About the Lecture World literature or global literature is now taught in many universities around the world. But is the concept of… Continue reading William Marx: “Beyond World Literature”
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER About the Lecture I would like first to question the benefit that specialists of Greco-Roman slavery can gain from dialogue with the historians of slavery from… Continue reading Paulin Ismard: “Comparatism and Slavery: Methods, Definitions, Issues”
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