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Jonathan Beecher: "Visions of Revolution: European Writers and the French Revolution of 1848"
February 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stevenson Fireside Lounge | Free
The Center for Cultural Studies presents Jonathan Beecher
Jonathan Beecher’s current project consists of linked essays on writers who witnessed and wrote about the first months of the French revolution of 1848, some familiar, others less so. The central question: How do these writers explain the collapse of the radical dreams that inspired revolutionaries in 1848?
Winter 2016 Cultural Studies Colloquium Series:
January 13- Elena Gapova: “Suffering and the Soviet Man’s Search for Meaning: The “Moral Revolutions” of Svetlana Alexievich”
February 3- Jonathan Beecher: “Visions of Revolution: European Writers ad the French Revolution of 1848”
February 17- Aaron Benanav: “Too Many People, or Too Few Jobs? A Critique of Political Demography in the Post-WWII Era”
February 24- Beléna Bistué: “Aztec Pictograms and Moorish Names: Multilingual Translation Practices in Colonial Spanish America”
Stay tuned for more information about guest speakers.