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September 2020

The Third Annual Stanford-Duke Philosophy & Literature Graduate Conference: In & Out of Context

September 25

Stanford’s Philosophy and Literature Initiative and Duke’s Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature (PAL) is delighted to invite you to the 3rd Stanford-Duke Philosophy+Literature Graduate Student Conference. The conference will take place on September 25 and September 26 at Stanford University’s Margaret Jacks Hall. Caroline Levine (Cornell University, English) and Jan Zwicky (University of Victoria, Philosophy) will be the keynote speakers. This year’s conference topic, “In & Out of Context” brings together doctoral students and scholars that work at the intersection of philosophy and literature, the arts, media studies…

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The Third Annual Duke-Stanford Philosophy & Literature Graduate Conference: In & Out of Context

September 25 2:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Stanford’s Philosophy and Literature Initiative and Duke’s Center for Philosophy, Arts, and Literature (PAL) is delighted to invite you to the 3rd Duke-Stanford Philosophy+Literature Graduate Student Conference. The conference will take place on September 25-26 at Stanford University’s Margaret Jacks Hall. Caroline Levine (Cornell University, English) and Jan Zwicky (University of Victoria, Philosophy) will be the keynote speakers. This year’s conference topic, “In & Out of Context” brings together doctoral students and scholars that work at the intersection of philosophy and literature, the arts, and media studies to…

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October 2020

When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art

October 2 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In October 2020 the Cantor will open a group exhibition on the subject of contemporary migration, immigration, and the displacement of peoples. Drawing inspiration from British-Somali poet Warsan Shire’s “Home,” When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art examines how the forces of migration touch us all, radically destabilizing ideas of home, place, transit, and belonging in the 21st century.  IMAGE: Reena Saini Kallat (India, b. 1973), Woven Chronicle, 2011–16. Circuit boards, speakers, electrical wires, and fittings; single‑channel…

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First Friday: For Stanford Students

October 2 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances. This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for Performance, the Kenneth D. Brenner family Fund for Student Outreach, and the Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Fund for Education. Admission Info FREE

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Robbie Kubala on Aesthetic Fraudulence, Achievement, and Value

October 12 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Robbie Kubala is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He received my Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia University, where I also taught in the Core Curriculum. His research interests include normative ethics (esp. non-ideal moral theory), aesthetics (esp. aesthetic normativity), and philosophy in/of literature (esp. Proust). Robbie will connect some observations about fraudulence (emerging from readings of Ben Lerner’s novel Leaving the Atocha Station, the film Whiplash, and the TV show Mad Men) to some…

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November 2020

First Friday: For Stanford Students

November 6 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances. This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for Performance, the Kenneth D. Brenner family Fund for Student Outreach, and the Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Fund for Education. Admission Info FREE

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December 2020

First Friday: For Stanford Students

December 4 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy a night out at the Cantor on the First Friday of the month during the academic year, with evenings full of art-making, music, and special performances. This program is organized by the Cantor Arts Center and made possible through the generous support of the Joan and John Jay Corley Fund for Performance, the Kenneth D. Brenner family Fund for Student Outreach, and the Bobbie and Mike Wilsey Fund for Education. Admission Info FREE

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