Public lecture: Judith Butler In discussion with Denise Riley: 'How is Memory Lived'
Date: 25th May 2010, 2.00-4.00pm
Presented by: the Department of Psychosocial Studies
Venue: Bloomsbury Suite, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ (http://www.friendshouse.co.uk/getting-here).
Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently working on essays pertaining to Jewish Philosophy, focusing on pre- and post-Zionist criticisms of state violence. She continues to write on contemporary politics, cultural and literary theory, philosophy, psychoanalysis, feminism, and sexual politics.
Denise Riley is A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University, USA, and was until recently Professor of Literature with Philosophy at the University of East Anglia. She is currently a Research Fellow with the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. Her recent work studies philosophies of self-presence and interiority.
This lecture is free and open to Birkbeck staff and students. However, due to space limitations, advance registration by e-mail is essential. Please e-mail email@example.com.