Séminaire avec Jacques Aumont

Samedi, Mars 14, 2015 - 10:00 - 12:30

Of the large human symbolic constructions, fiction is probably the most ancient and universal. It concerns every one of us and constitutes an important part of our mental activity. Its main purpose is to duplicate our direct experience of the world while giving it symbolic form; hence its cognitive and even reflexive aspects.

Workshop on Elegy for Theory

Samedi, Mars 1, 2014 - 10:30 - 13:00
Rhetorically charged debates over theory have divided scholars of the humanities for decades. In Elegy for Theory, D. N. Rodowick steps back from well-rehearsed arguments pro and con to assess why theory has become such a deeply contested concept.