Building on our meetings from previous years, the main theme for the new academic year will be “Information & Form”
We have an exciting line-up of reading sessions and guest speakers joining us this year.
Oct 7: Reading Discussion on New Extractivisms.
Nov 4: Borders & Technology double-lecture with Tom McEnaney (UC Berkeley) And Micah Donohue (ENMU).
Jan 27: Secrecy & Virtuality discussion led by Juan Esteban Plaza (ILAC, Stanford) and Jason Beckman (EALC, Stanford).
Feb 24: Asynchronous avant-gardes double-lecture with Chad Wellmon (UVA) and Justin Read (University at Buffalo).
March 30: Distinguished lecture by Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins University).
March 31: Intelligence & Spirit Reza Negarestani (The New Centre for Research & Practice) in conversation with Stanford Faculty [suspended due to COVID-19].
May 11: Post-Naturalist Fictions discussion led by Daniel Hernández (ILAC, Stanford) and Sebastián Figueroa (Hispanic and Portuguese Studies, University of Pennsylvania).