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Talk: Beyond Empty Homogeneity – Rethinking Serial Form

Talk: Beyond Empty Homogeneity - Rethinking Serial Form By Kyra Sutton (University of California at Berkeley, Rhetoric) Date: Tuesday, Wednesday, February 28 Time: 16.30-18.00 Room: G-160 Abstract: Across literary studies, film studies, game studies, and critical theory, recent decades have seen a flurry of interest in “the serial”—a form dynamized by a tension between, to draw on Clare Pettitt, “the […]

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Talk: Who built Göbekli Tepe? Of Inspired individuals and Charismatic Leaders

Talk: Who built Göbekli Tepe? Of Inspired individuals and charismatic leaders (including a summary of recent fieldwork)  By Lee Clare (Göbekli Tepe Fieldwork and Research/ German Archaeological Institute, Istanbul) Date: Wednesday 13 March 2024 Time: 17.30-19.00 Room: FFB 22 Abstract: tbd. About the speaker: tbd Event organized by the Department of Archaeology

Talk: Representations and Face-to-Face Encounters – Why They Matter for the Philosophy of Fiction

Talk: Representations and Face-to-Face Encounters – Why They Matter for the Philosophy of Fiction By Derek Matravers (Philosophy, Open University/ Cambridge University) Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024 Time: 1730-1900 Room: H232 Abstract: This paper will argue that philosophers working on fiction have paid insufficient attention to the distinction between representations and face-to-face encounters. This paper will sketch the relevant differences. […]

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