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727. Vital Matters: Things, Animals, Humans

Tuesday, 12 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Philosophical Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Suzanne Guerlac, Univ. of California, Berkeley

1. "Urban Laboratory Life: Machine Project and Alternative Epistemologies in Los Angeles," Allison Schifani, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

2. "A 'Lethal and Bloody' Machine: Derrida and Agamben on Animals and Objects," Jason Maxwell, Penn State Univ., University Park

3. "Bits of Hedgehog: The Incomplete Bodies of Marie Darrieussecq," Thangam Ravindranathan, Brown Univ.


  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

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