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IV International Conference Translating Voices, Translating Regions, Conference Series

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Published: Jul 15, 2014 1:24:16 PM

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Humanity and Animality in 20th and 21st Century Culture: Narratives, Theories, Histories. An Interdisciplinary Conference

This interdisciplinary conference takes up an important debate in a field of growing importance in the humanities, where animal studies, post-humanism, and eco-criticism have surged in recent years.The definition of mankind seems necessarily to pass through an understanding of what constitutes the animal. Philosophically, what distinguishes, or indeed brings together humanity and animality has been the subject of debate from Aristotle’s understanding of man as ‘zôon logon echon’ and from Kant’s view of man’s treatment of animals as an insight into the true nature of humankind, Derrida’s seminars on ‘the beast and the sovereign’, up to Agamben’s recent theory of ‘bare life’ as the breakdown of the barrier between man and animal. More...

Starts: Sep 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM

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IV International Conference Translating Voices, Translating Regions, Conference Series

*** NEW Venue *** University College London, UK More...

JFIGS Friday Forum: Interdisciplinarity

 The next JFIGS Friday Forum will focus on Interdisciplinarity, with talks from Martin Holbraad, Mary Fulbrook and Stephanie Bird, amongst others. To book your place, please visit the JFIGS Friday Forum page.
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Ancient Rome on Film 3

Ancient Rome on Film to be available to MA Film students in 2014-2015

We are pleased to announce that two modules on Ancient Rome on Film, run by the UCL Department of Greek and Latin, will be available to MA Film Studies students in 2014-2015. More...

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Lee Grieveson wins BAFTSS award

Dr Lee Grieveson, Reader in Film Studies, has won theBritish Association for Film, Television and Screen Studies award for Best Essay in a Refereed Journal for 2013-2014. The essay is called "The Work of Film in the Age of Fordist Mechanisation."
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Student Choice Teaching Awards

UCLU is delighted to launch this year's Student Choice Teaching Awards.
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Humanity and Animality in 20th and 21st Century Culture: Narratives, Theories, Histories. An Interdisciplinary Conference

This interdisciplinary conference takes up an important debate in a field of growing importance in the humanities, where animal studies, post-humanism, and eco-criticism have surged in recent years.The definition of mankind seems necessarily to pass through an understanding of what constitutes the animal. Philosophically, what distinguishes, or indeed brings together humanity and animality has been the subject of debate from Aristotle’s understanding of man as ‘zôon logon echon’ and from Kant’s view of man’s treatment of animals as an insight into the true nature of humankind, Derrida’s seminars on ‘the beast and the sovereign’, up to Agamben’s recent theory of ‘bare life’ as the breakdown of the barrier between man and animal. More...

Starts: Sep 15, 2014 9:00:00 AM

IV International Conference Translating Voices, Translating Regions, Conference Series

*** NEW Venue *** University College London, UK More...

Starts: Oct 3, 2014 12:00:00 AM