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Past Events

May
14
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Rm 252, German Library

The Philosophy + Literature Focal Group welcomes Samuel Filby (Northwestern University, Department of Philosophy) for a workshop titled "Moralism and…

May
4
TimeAll day

The Ethics of Reading

May 3rd - 4th, 2024

 

April
23
Time5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Rm 252

The Department of French and Italian at Stanford University presents:

The 2024 Michel Serres Distinguished Lecture

Professory Sandra Laugier (Philosophy, Université…

April
18
Time4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Room 252

“Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote”: Borges y la crítica

A talk by Dr. Andrés Lema-Hincapié (University of Colorado, Denver)

April
16
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Rm 252, German Library

The Philosophy + Literature Focal Group welcomes Robert Pippin (Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago) for a workshop titled “Atmosphere as World…

February
28
Time5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Rm 252

The Contemporary and Philosophy + Literature  are happy to invite you to TWO events on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 featuring Jennifer Banks, author of Natality: Toward a Philosophy of Birth (W.W. Norton, 2023) and senior executive…

February
28
Time12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Rm 216

The Contemporary and Philosophy + Literature  are happy to invite you to TWO events on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 featuring Jennifer Banks, author of Natality: Toward a Philosophy of Birth (W.W. Norton, 2023) and senior executive…

November
14
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
Rm 252

The Philosophy + Literature Focal Group welcomes Elaine Auyoung (English, University of Minnesota) for a workshop titled  "Epistemic…

October
24
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, room 252

 

** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. DATE TBD.**

The Philosophy + Literature Focal Group welcomes Prof. Nir Evron (Tel Aviv University) for a…

October
17
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, room 252

The Philosophy + Literature Focal Group welcomes Prof. Manuel Vargas (University of California, San Diego) for a workshop:  "José Vasconcelos and the Aesthetic…

May
9
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, Room 252

Philosophy + Literature will host an in-person workshop with Nick Zangwill (University College London).

Formalism, Meaning and Architecture

April
18
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, room 252

The Research Workshop in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts is proud to host a talk by Dr. Ana Ilievska:

 

Shelley’s Frankenstein is about ChatGPT:

April
11
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, Room 252

Philosophy + Literature will host an in-person workshop with Martin Hägglund (Yale University).

 

The Life and Death of Rational Animals

February
28
Time11:00am - 12:30pm

Philosophy + Literature will host a virtual workshop with Daisy Dixon (Cardiff University).

February
7
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, Room 252

Before the session, please read Prof. Zumhagen-Yekplé’s draft chapter of her book, A Different Order of Difficulty.

February
23
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm

Join Phil + Lit for a workshop with Karla Oeler (Art and Art History). Contact Grant gdowling [at] stanford.edu (gdowling[at]stanford[dot]edu) for the…

September
28
Time6:15pm - 7:45pm
Location
Zoom
Speaker:
Julian Davis

Before the session please read Julian's draft (to be added to our email list for Julian's paper please contact gdowling [at] stanford.edu (gdowling[at]…

June
7
Time7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Zoom
Speaker:
Radhika Koul

How do we know the world, and what does poetry have to do with it? This question has exercised theologians, natural philosophers, and neuroscientists down the ages.

April
8
Time5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location
Zoom
Speaker:
Pardis Dabashi

This is a pre-read session. To receive a copy of Pardis's paper before the workshop, please email gdowling [at] stanford.edu (gdowling[at]stanford[dot]edu)

March
4
Time12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Online
Speaker:
Hugh Roberts

The Philosophy and Literature Initiative warmly invites you to its last Winter event.