University of Surrey School of Arts Graduate Seminars:
Interdisciplinary Engagements with Philosophy
All sessions will be held in the SEEDpod in the Nodus Centre, Stag Hill Campus, University of Surrey
Starting in January 2013, The School of Arts at the University of Surrey will be hosting a monthly discussion-based seminar, focused on texts by key figures in philosophy and ‘theory’. Texts will be chosen and introduced by members of staff from the School and across the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences more broadly. Following the staff member’s introduction, each session will then open out into a group discussion about the text and its interdisciplinary implications.
All staff and postgraduate students are warmly invited to attend and participate.
Texts will be confirmed asap and distributed to all participants to read prior to the sessions.
ON MARX & MARXISM
Tuesday 22nd January, 5-6.30pm
Introduced by Dr. Seb Franklin (Digital Arts)
Chapter One ('Commodities') of Marx’s Capital, Volume One – available at marxists.org
Fredric Jameson's 'Five Theses on Actually Existing Marxism'
Tuesday 19th February, NB: 4.30-6pm
Introduced by Dr. Matt Wagner (Theatre)
Tuesday 19th March, 5-6.30pm
Introduced by Dr. Melissa Blanco-Borelli (Dance)
Tuesday 23rd April, 5-6.30pm
Introduced by Dr. Geoff Cooper (Sociology)
Tuesday 21st May, 5-6.30pm
Introduced by Prof. Peter Boenisch (Dance/Theatre)
Tuesday 18th June, 5-6.30pm
For more information and to be added to the mailing list for the seminars,
please contact Laura Cull: firstname.lastname@example.org
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