The Department of Fine Arts The Society of Fellows in the Humanities January 24, 4:30-6:00 PM, Run Run Shaw Tower 4.34, Centennial Campus Monica Lee Steinberg "The Legal Medium: An Aesthetics of Uncivil Obedience"
Society of Fellows Lecture Series, Fall 2018 David Pomfret, HKU, Department of History “Springs Eternal: Toward a Global History of Rejuvenation” Human dreams of prolonging the lifetime and conquering death appear trans-historical. This makes it difficult to pinpoint a particular historical moment when the war on aging commenced. However, in recent years scholars have argued... Continue Reading →
From Musical Scenery to Sonic Dramaturgy: Radio Music Theater in Weimar Republic Germany John Gabriel (The University of Hong Kong) WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2018, 5:00PM SEMINAR ROOM 11.01, 11/F RUN RUN SHAW TOWER, CENTENNIAL CAMPUS THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Society of Fellows Lecture Series and Event, Fall 2018: October 22: Zhang Longxi, City U, Comparative Literature, “The Yet-Unknown World Literature”, Room 4.34, 4 PM November 5: Eli Park Sorensen, CUHK, Department of English, “Monopolizing the Future: Carl Schmitt’s Exception and Sci-fi Movies”, Room 4.36, 4 PM November 14: John Gabriel, HKU, The Society of... Continue Reading →
Society of Fellows in the Humanities Lecture Series Fall 2018 Eli Park Sorensen, Chinese University of Hong Kong “Monopolizing the Future: Carl Schmitt’s Exception and Sci-fi Movies” November 5, 2018, 4PM Room 436, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong This paper explores possible affinities between Carl Schmitt’s concept of the... Continue Reading →
October 22, 2018: Zhang Longxi , City University of Hong Kong: “The Yet-Unknown World Literature” 4PM Room 434, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus World literature does not mean all the literature produced in the world. There are several attempts at defining world literature, and if we take into consideration both theoretical discussions and the... Continue Reading →
April 16: Rebecca Karl, NYU/CUHK: “The Magic of Concepts: Repetition and History in China’s Global Twentieth Century” 5-6:30 PM, Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower This talk introduces my most recent book, The Magic of Concepts, through an exploration of the problem of repetition in history. Thinking about repetition (rather than rupture or continuity) as an... Continue Reading →
Grant Hamilton, CUHK: “Object-Oriented Philosophy and the Art of Literary Criticism”, 5-6:30 PM, Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower This talk concerns itself with the art of literary criticism – about how we read and make sense of texts. It arises from thinking through the challenges that the rather new philosophical movement of object-oriented philosophy... Continue Reading →