This Saturday (3/27): Poetics and Theory Workshop on Exemplarity

You’re invited to a Poetics and Theory Workshop organized by the Department of Comparative Literature:

“… for example”

A Poetics & Theory Workshop on Exemplarity

Saturday, March 27

At the Humanities Initiative

20 Cooper Union, 5th floor

12:00 Coffee

12:15 Welcome

12:30 Professor Paul Fleming: “The Perfect Story: Anecdote and Exemplarity in Linnaeus and Blumenberg”

(German, New York University)

1:30 Professor Neni Panourgía: “Stones”

(Anthropology, Columbia University)

2:30 Break

3:00 Professor Anthony Vidler: “Architecture’s Philosophic Exemplarity: from the chora to the temple and back”

(Dean of the School of Architecture, Cooper Union)

4:00 Professor Michèle Lowrie: “The Exemplum as an Affront to Theory”

(Classics, University of Chicago)

5:00 Reception

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