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Apr
18
2017

Zakir Paul (Univ of Wisc, Madison), Kafka, Blanchot and the Silence of the Sirens

When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 3-410, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Kathy Leoni   847.491.7249

Group: Department of German

Category: Academic

Description:

Kafka, Blanchot and the Silence of the Sirens

Presentation by Dr. Zakir Paul

Zakir Paul is working on a book manuscript about the reception of intelligence in French literature and thought, with a special focus on Bergson, Proust, and Valèry.  His articles and reviews have appeared in Anenäum, JML Critical Inquiry, Germanic Review, and L'esprit crèateur.  He translated and introduced Blanchot's Politcal Writing 1953-1993 (Fordham, 2010) and Ranci¡ere's Aisthesis:  Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art (Verso, 2013)

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