Distinguished Lecture Series in Critical Theory

Presented by the English Department of the University of Lausanne

These Distinguished Lectures (Fall 2022) complement a graduate course, Critical Approaches, co-taught by Dr. Boris Vejdovsky and myself. The fall lecture schedule appears below and will be updated with information and resources in the coming weeks. For any questions please contact us at Boris.Vejdovsky@unil.ch and/or Matthew.Scully@unil.ch.

Marc Amfreville (Université de la Sorbonne)

Talk Title: Sigmund Freud’s Gradiva: The Stone Momentum

October 13th, 2022 @ 16:15, Anthropole TBA

Colleen B. Taylor (University of Notre Dame)

Talk Title: Biosemiotics and the Potato: Reading the Ecological Metaphors of Ireland’s Great Famine

November 17th @ 16:15, Anthropole TBA

Isabelle Alfandary (Université de la Sorbonne)

Talk Title: Literature without Condition: Reading with Jacques Derrida

November 24th @ 16:15, Anthropole TBA

Cynthia Kraus (Université de Lausanne)

Talk Title: What is Feminist Critique?

December 15th @ 16:15, Anthropole TBA