Mar 4 2020

CANCELLED – In the Wake of Medea: Tragedy and the Art of Destruction

Forum on 15

March 4, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM


1501 UH


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Why do we condemn most kinds of violence and yet repeatedly represent atrocities, bloodshed and spectacular brutality in literature and arts of forms? I turn to one such form, tragedy, to suggest how we might think differently about aesthetic representations of violence. My research concerns mainly 17th-century France, but this talk offers a more general intervention into politics, feminist thought, drama, and the tragic form.

Co-sponsored by French and Francophone Studies and Classics and Mediterranean Studies


School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics

Date posted

Dec 20, 2019

Date updated

Feb 19, 2020


Juliette Cherbuliez | Professor | University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian