Faculty and Graduate Student Workshop with Toril Moi

Tuesday, March 4, 2014  12:15pm - 2:00pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room

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Heyman Center for the Humanities

As a follow-up to the Lionel Trilling Seminar, Toril Moi offers a faculty and student workshop at the Heyman Center.

Key readings for the workshop:

Toril Moi, "The Adventure of Reading: Literature and Philosophy," Cavell and Beauvoir, Literature and Theology 25.2 (2011): 125-40. Also published in Richard Eldridge and Bernard Rhie, eds., Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism. (New York: Continuum, 2011), 17-29.

The_Adventure_of_Reading_Literature_and_Philosophy_.pdf

Toril Moi, “Hedda's Silences: Beauty and Despair in Hedda Gabler,” Modern Drama 56.4 (2013): 434-56.

Heddas_Silences_Beauty_and_Despair_in_Hedda_Gabler.pdf

Philosophical background:

Toril Moi, “‘They Practice Their Trades in Different Worlds’: Concepts in Poststructuralism and Ordinary Language Philosophy,” New Literary History 40.4 (2009): 801-24.

They_Practice_Their_Trades_in_Different_Worlds’_Concepts_in_Poststructuralism_and_Ordinary_Language_Philosophy,.pdf

More on reading:

Toril Moi, “Afterword: How the French Read,” New Literary History 44.2 (2013): 309-17.

Afterword_How_the_French_Read.pdf

Open to all faculty and students.

Participants

  • Toril Moi

    James B. Duke Professor of Literature and Romance Studies
    Professor of English, Philosophy, and Theater Studies

    Duke University

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