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Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

Schedule of events The Summer Institute of Psychoanalysis addresses the impact of psychoanalytic thought on what it does not consider to...

Jun
11
2020

Comparative Literary Studies End of Year Celebration

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

CLS Program Faculty & Graduate Student End of Year Celebration! Thursday, June 11th 4pm – 5pm CST Via Zoom Bring your favorite drink and...

Mar
6
2020

Comparative Literary Studies Colloquium

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

Please join us for a lunch time colloquium with Rebecca Johnson (Crown Junior Chair in Middle East Studies; Assistant Professor,...

Nov
7
2019

Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Buffett Global Learning Office

Come to the 2019 Study Abroad Fair to learn more about all undergraduate study abroad opportunities at Northwestern! Speak directly...

Sep
18
2019

CLS Incoming Graduate Student Orientation Meeting

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

Orientation meeting for new, incoming Comparative Literary Studies PhD graduate students. We will meet with the CLS Director and Director...

Jun
6
2019

CLS End of Year Celebration

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

Join us as we celebrate the end of the year with CLS faculty and students! There will be food, drinks,...

Jan
25
2019

Presentation by Mark Lipovetsky

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, sponsored by Slavic Languages and Literatures

Mark Lipovetsy discusses “Dmitri Prigov’s ‘Appeals to Citizens’ and the Meaning of New Sincerity.”  Professor and Director of Russian Graduate...

Dec
3
2018

Fanon, Aesthetics and the Decolonial Turn

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, sponsored by Critical Theory

DISCUSSION OF:- Alia Al-Saji, “Glued to the Image: Fanon and Muslim Racialization through Works of Art”- Nelson Maldonado-Torres, “On Metaphysical...

Dec
1
2018

Minorities in Philosophy Screening and Panel Discussion

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

UHURU PHALAFALA (STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY) & PREMESH LALU (UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE) HOST & CHAIR: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S MAP (MINORITIES AND PHILOSOPHY)...

Nov
9
2018

Critical Theory in Critical Times Workshop: Seyla Benhabib

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

EXILE, STATELESSNESS, MIGRATIONA Discussion with Seyla Benhabib Invited commentators: Craig Calhoun (Arizona State University), Mary Dietz (Northwestern), José Medina (Northwestern), and...

Nov
1
2018

Gayatri Gopinath & Marlon Bailey - Unruly Visions

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents "Unruly Visions" - a book talk by Gayatri Gopinath (New York University) moderated by...

Jun
23
2018

Weinberg College Senior Convocation

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Weinberg College's 2018 Convocation will be held on Saturday, June 23 at 11:30 a.m at Ryan Field, 1501 Central Street,...

Jun
22
2018

Commencement

All day, sponsored by University Calendar

Commencement

Jun
6
2018

Killing is the Law - Dr. Joy James & Dr. Sora Han

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents our final event of the year – “Killing is the Law” a...

Mar
1
2018

Slowness and Agitation - Dr. Mel Y. Chen

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents a talk by Dr. Mel Y. Chen (University of California, Berkeley). The event...

Nov
3
2017

Maurice Blanchot: The Thought of Absence

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Annual Fall Conference Free and open to everyone.   Guest Lecturers: KEVIN BELL Penn State University CHRISTOPHE BIDENT Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, KEYNOTE JOHN BRENKMAN...

Jun
15
2017

CLS Graduating Seniors End of Year Celebration

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

All of our Comparative Literary Studies majors and minors who are graduating this year are welcome, along with their families...

Mar
10
2016

Comparative Literary Studies - Gabriela Basterra

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

Comparative Literary Studies presents Gabriela Basterra Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Spanish & Portuguese, NYU Lecture: Reason EnjoinedMarch 10, 20164:00pm Swift Hall...

Mar
2
2016

French Interdisciplinary Group- Isabelle Alfandary

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Comparative Literary Studies

Fig & Comparative Literature present Isabelle Alfandary Freud's Early Case Studies: the Temptation of the Plot Wednesday, March 2, 20165-7pm Hagstrum Room201 University Hall Refreshments...

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