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Speaker Series, 2006-07

FALL 2006

1. Sept. 28th
Graduate Student Panel: Ladies Representing

Andrea Braithwaite, PhD Student, Communication Studies
Title: "The Chick Dick Gets In Gender Trouble: Female Detectives and Male Traditions, or How to Fight Crime in Four-Inch Heels."

Julia Skelly, PhD Student, Art History
Title: ""What strange beauty!": Contemporary Black Female Artists, Saartje Baartman, and the Hottentot Venus Body."

Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

2. October 4
François Hartog
Directeur D'Etude Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Title: "Times and histories: about universal history"
Location: STBIO S1/3
Time: 5.30-7pm

3. October 19-20
Douglas Kellner
George F. Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education, UCLA

i) October 19 Public lecture
Title: "Hegemony and resistance in cyberculture"
Location: Leacock #232
Time: 5.30-7pm

ii) October 20 Graduate seminar
Location: 688 Sherbrooke, #389
Time: 2-5pm

4. Oct. 26th
Graduate Student Panel: Preserving New Media
Anna Leventhal, MA Student, Communication Studies
Liz Springate, PhD Student, Communication Studies
Tai van Toorn, PhD Student, Art History
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

5. Nov 15, 2006 (Wednesday)
Richard Taws
Assistant Professor of Art History McGill University
Title: "The Afterlife of Money"
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

6. Nov. 16th
Edward G. Andrew
Professor of Political Science
University of Toronto
Title: "Patronnes des lumieres and the reading public in the eighteenth century"
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

7. Nov. 23rd
Graduate Student Panel: Allegory and Satire
Adam Cantor, PhD Student, Communication Studies
Christina Smylitopoulos, PhD Student, Art History
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

8. Nov 30, 2006
Matthew Lella
Associate, Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated, Toronto Title: "The Camera Illustra Canadensis: Acoustics, sightlines and architecture in the new Canadian opera house"
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

9. Dec 5, 2006 (Tuesday)
Nicole Dubreuil
Professor of Art History, University of Montreal
Title: "OLD Masters of Modern Art: challenges in closing the narrative"
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

WINTER 2007

1. January-25, 2007
Lisa Gitelman
Associate Professor of English and Director of the Program in Media Studies Catholic University, Washington, D.C. [joint meeting with HPS]
Title: TBA
Location: TBA
Time: 5.30-7pm

2. February 14, 2007 (Wednesday)
Tom Lamarre
Associate Professor, McGill University
Title: TBA
Location: Arts W-215
Time: 5.30-7pm

3. March 15, 2007
Andrew Feenberg
Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Technology,
Simon Fraser University
Title: "From Critical Theory of Technology to the Rational Critique of Rationality"
Location: TBA
Time: 5.30-7pm

4. April 5-6, 2007
Marc Augé
Directeur D'Etude Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris
Title: TBA
Location: TBA
Time: 5.30-7pm

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