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765. The Aesthetics of Debt

Tuesday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 204, Hynes

A special session

Presiding: Peter Yoonsuk Paik, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

1. "The Spiritualization of Money: Georg Simmel and the Derivatives Markets," Mark Schiebe, Graduate Center, City Univ. of New York

2. "Dispossession, with Interest; or, Dear Bartleby . . ." Kyle Wanberg, Univ. of California, Irvine

3. "Benjamin, Adorno: On Quoting One's Debts," Michelle Ty, Univ. of California, Berkeley

4. "Bestowing Debt: Troping Cultural Heritage," Ryan S. Trimm, Univ. of Rhode Island

For abstracts, write to kylewan@gmail.com after 1 Nov.


Subject:

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

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