MIDDLESEX PHILOSOPHY SEMINAR SERIES, 2010-11.
This seminar series is open to the public. Seminars will mostly be held on
Thursdays, at 6.30pm, but three (30 November, 25 January and 15
will be held on Tuesdays at 5.30pm.
Thursday 14 October
Alex Callinicos (Kings College London): ‘Slavoj Žižek and the Critique of
Thursday 28 October
Nina Power (Roehampton): ‘Intellectual Equality: Rancière and Education’
Wednesday 3 November
Workshop: ‘The Humanities and the Idea of the University’
Thursday 11 November
Susan James (Birkbeck): ‘Spinoza, Rembrandt and Suspicion’
Thursday 18 November
Sean Sayers (Kent): ‘Marx’s Concept of Communism’
Tuesday 30 November
Christopher Norris (Cardiff): ‘Aesthetic Ideology Revisited’
Thursday 9 December
Gary Lachman (London): ‘What is Cosmic Consciousness?’
Tuesday 25 January
Robin Le Poidevin (Leeds): ‘The Beginning of Time’
Thursday 3 February
Keith Ansell Pearson (Warwick): ‘Beyond Compassion: On Nietzsche’s Moral
Therapy in Dawn’
Tuesday 15 February
Dylan Evans (University College Cork): ‘Is Lacanian Psychoanalysis Wrong, Or
Not Even Wrong?’
Thursday 3 March
Marcus Boon (York University, Toronto): ‘The Politics of Just
Music, Mathematics and Philosophy after La Monte Young’
Thursday 17 March
Martin Liebscher (Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, London):
‘Sigmund Freud and his Philosophical Mediators’
Thursday 31 March
David Lapoujade (Paris-I Panthéon-Sorbonne): Title to be announced.
Thursday 5 May
Workshop: ‘Hegel Now?’ Including Slavoj Žižek on ‘Is it still possible to be
a Hegelian today?’ Further speakers to be confirmed.
All seminars will take place in the Saloon (M004), Mansion Building,
Middlesex University, Trent Park campus, Bramley Road, London N14 4YZ.
Piccadilly line to Oakwood station, free bus to campus.
Please note that the workshop on Wednesday 3 November, ‘The Humanities and
the Idea of the University’, will take place between 11am and 6pm, in the
Saloon, Mansion Building. The ‘Hegel Now?’ workshop on 5 May 2011 will take
place from 2pm – 8.30pm (room to be announced).
In addition, this semester we will be running two short courses open to the
general public. These will take place on Friday afternoons in the Green Room
(M009), Mansion Building, between 4-6pm. From 15 October to 12 November,
Meade McCloughan will present a course on Marx’s Capital, and from 26
November to 10 December, Rosa Nogues will present an introduction to French
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