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Death Drives, or Thinking with the Corpse

Speaker(s): Anne Allison, Sinan Antoon, Elizabeth Davis, Robert Desjarlais, Harry Harootunian, Ranjana Khanna, Reza Negarestani (by Skype), Adam Rosenblatt, and Annabel Wharton Description We will consider, in the conference, the corpse anthropologically, theoretically, and through the visual and literary arts to engage it as an object of serious inquiry. What does thinking with the corpse enable? … Read more

Franklin Humanities Institute: On Life Support

Duke Univeristy Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Speaker(s): Harris Solomon Join the Franklin Humanities Institute for its new Friday morning series, tgiFHI! tgiFHI gives Duke faculty in the humanities, interpretative social sciences and arts the opportunity to present on their current research to interlocutors in their fields. A light breakfast will be served at 9am. About the presentation: "This paper considers the … Read more