UIC Talks in Literature and Culture (TILC)

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About TiLC

UIC Talks in Literatures and Cultures (TiLC) is an effort to engage our own students, faculty and invited guests in academic development. Our sessions provide the opportunity to present research on different fields, creating a perfect environment for critical and constructive literary debate. Each semester TiLC brings a number of academic speakers from around the United States. TiLC also encourages MA and PhD students to submit abstracts for consideration in our series of talks – our Roundtable sessions (once per semester) are specifically designed for MA/PhD students to receive feedback from peers in their field.

Talks for the Current Semester (Spring 2015)

Date, Time and Location Speaker Title
(Area)
Abstract
Thursday 2/26, 11:30am-1:00pm  Profesor Gabriel Riera
Profesor Gabriel Riera will lead a roundtable discussion on Jean-Luc Nancy’s essay “Del ser singular plural.” Materials to be distributed.  
Friday 2/27, 3:00-5:00pm Susana Draper
Susana Draper from Princeton will discuss a current paper. Details TBA. Please see link below for more information.

Tuesday 3/3, 12:00-1:30pm Margarita Saona 
Professor Margarita Saona will discuss selected chapters of her recently published book, Memory Matters in Transitional Perú.  
 Thursday, 4/16, 3:00-5:00pm (Room TBA) Mabel Moraña Mabel Moraña from Washington University will deliver a talk on her forthcoming publication, Inscripciones Críticas. Ensayos de teoría cultural.
 

*All talks take place in room 1501 (Max Kade room) in University Hall (map or directions) unless otherwise noted.