Duke PAL: Upcoming Events

An embarrassment of riches this month at Duke’s Center for Philosophy, Art, and Literature. See dukepal.org for more info on the following:

  • September 6, 2016 – Writing and Academic Works English Working Group Meeting –

An Investigation of what Academics can Learn from Literary Non-fiction, particularly the Essay and the Memoir

A Call for Participation for 2016-2017

Sarah Beckwith and Toril Moi

The English Department has generously sponsored a working group on “Writing and Academic Work” for 2016/17. We are writing to invite anyone interested in the topic to participate in the year’s work. If you are interested, please attend our planning meeting on SEPTEMBER 6th at 5.30pm in 314, Allen Building.

  • September 13, 2016 – Concepts, Figures, Art Forms Seminar 2016/17

Call for participation

Co-convenors:

Toril Moi, Literature and Romance Studies, English, Philosophy, Theater Studies (toril@duke.edu), Corina Stan, English (cms28@duke.edu)

Come to the first, exploratory meeting!

If you are interested in exploring the concept of the Other this academic year, please come to the first, exploratory meeting of this new FHI/PAL seminar at 5 p.m. on Tuesday 13th September, FHI Conference Room, Smith Warehouse (enter in Bay 4, the room will be the first on your left.)

  • September 13, 2016 – Film Screening “Jimmy P Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian”

Join co-sponsors, PAL and FHI for film screening of French director Arnaud Desplechin’s  “Jimmy P Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian,” a 2013 English-language movie, set in Topeka Kansas, based on the memoir of the Hungarian -Jewish ethnologist/psychoanalyst Georges Devereux about his work with Jimmy Picard a Blackfoot Indian and Second World War veteran.  On Tuesday, September 13th at 7:00pm at Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4.

  • September 15, 2016 – Panel Discussion “Jimmy P Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian”

Join co-sponsors, PAL and FHI for a panel discussion on French director Arnaud Desplechin’s  “Jimmy P Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian.”

On Thursday, September 15th at 6:00pm at Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4.  Reception at 5:30pm.
Panel Speakers:  Markos Hadjiouannou, Deborah Jenson, Ranjana Khanna, Brandon Kohrt, Toril Moi, Dhipthi Mulligan.

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