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The Politics of Fiction

The Politics of Fiction
93 Charles St. W., Isabel Bader Theatre
Time: Sep 27th, 5:00 pm End: Sep 27th, 7:00 pm
Interest Categories: Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), Ethics, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in (OISE/UT), Education, Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), Architecture, Landscape, Design, 2000-, 1950-2000
Lecture 2 (of 2) by Jacques Ranciere, Northrop Frye Professor for 2013

The Centre for Comparative Literature is pleased to present the 2013 Northrop Frye Professor lectures

Jacques Rancière

 

Politics of Time, Time of Politics

26 September, 5:00 p.m.

 

The Politics of Fiction

27 September, 5:00 p.m.

 

Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West

Sponsored by Victoria University

 

Jacques Rancière, professor emeritus at the Universite de Paris (St. Denis) and faculty member at the European Graduate School is one of the most read and most influential philosophers writing today. No scolar working in the fields of politics, aesthetics, the philosophy of education, or the philosophy of history, can afford to ignore his work.  But Rancière is also at the forefront of rethinking the nature of the scholar and the public intellectual along democratic and activist lines. Among his many works are Reading Capital (1968), The Nights of Labour: The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France (1989), The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation (1991), The Names of History; On the Poetics of Knowledge (1994), On the Shores of Politics (1995), Disagreement: Politics and Philosophy (1998), The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible (2004), The Future of the Image (2007), Hatred of Democracy (2007), The Aesthetic Unconscious (2009), Aesthetics and its Discontents (2009), The Politics of Literature (2011), and Staging the People: the Proletariat and His Double (2011).

These events are free and open to the public.  Registration is not required. For further information, please contact the Centre for Comparative Literature at (416) 813-4041.

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