Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
401 Fisher-Bennett Hall
Sponsored by the Department of English in partnership with the Alice Paul Center
This event is free and open to the public.
Leo Bersani is an internationally renowned scholar who has worked in a variety of fields including gender/sexuality studies, literary studies, psychoanalytical theory, and film and media studies. He has taught at University of California, Berkeley; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Princeton University; the University of Chicago; and the University of Pennsylvania. His books include: Homos, The Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and Art, The Culture of Redemption, Arts of Impoverishment: Beckett, Rothko, Resnais, Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio, and Forms of Being: Cinema, Aesthetics, Subjectivity.