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  1. Philosophy and Popular Culture Panel: Rebecca Housel and George A Dunn

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    March 17, 2014 Philosophy and Popular Culture Panel featuring Rebecca Housel and George A Dunn presented by the Renaissance Society in conjunction with "Teen Paranormal Romance," a group…

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    • Black Is, Black Ain't Symposium

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      The Renaissance Society presents the Black Is, Black Ain't Symposium presented on the occasion of the Black Is, Black Ain't exhibition catalog release December 8, 2013 Panelists include…

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      • Anne Rorimer

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        Anne Rorimer Joy of the Real: The Reception of “New Art” in 1970s Chicago Feb 10, 2013 Rorimer will survey a series of Minimalist and Conceptual exhibitions mounted in Chicago during…

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        • Blake Stimson

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          Blake Stimson, "Love Anger Depression Abstraction" January 27, 2013 The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago Presented in conjunction with the solo exhibition of RH Quaytman.

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          • Nora Taylor, "Is Danh Vo a Vietnamese Artist?"

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            Nora Taylor Alsdorf Professor of South and Southeast Asian Art History, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Location: The Renaissance Society This talk will pose the following questions:…

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            • Abdelmajid Hannoum, "The Harraga of Tangier"

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              April 22, 2012 Abdelmajid Hannoum, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, Lawrence Harraga, "those who burn" in Arabic, refers to North Africans who attempt to illegally migrate to…

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              • Laila Lalami and Ahmed El Shamsy

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                April 16, 2012 Arab Spring: Unfoldings Refoldings Laila Lalami, novelist, journalist Ahmed El Shamsy, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Using Egypt and Morocco as grounding for a discussion…

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                • William Kutz

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                  April 15, 2012 Globalization on the Margins, Tangiers’ Socio-Spatial Fabric William Kutz, PhD candidate, Clark University Over the past several years Kutz has conducted extensive fieldwork…

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                  • Lise McKean Lecture

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                    February 16, 2003 McKean is the author of Divine Enterprise: Gurus and the Hindu Nationalist Movement (University of Chicago Press, 1996). She was a research associate in the Dept. of Anthropology…

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                    • Vinay Lal Lecture

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                      January 30, 2003 Lal is a professor of History at University of California, Los Angeles. He writes on a wide variety of subjects for periodicals in the U.S., India and Britain. Some of his recent…

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                      • Dennis King Keenan

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                        Dennis King Keenan Irigaray and the Sacrifice of Sacrifice February 5, 2012 Keenan, currently Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University, Fairfield Connecticut, is the author of The Question…

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                        • Karl Kirchwey reads Verlaine's "Poems Under Saturn"

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                          Karl Kirchwey reads Paul Verlaine's "Poems Under Saturn" November 13, 2011, Swift Hall, University of Chicago Released in the spring of 2011 to glowing reviews, Kirchwey’s is…

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