Special Seminar / Times of Crisis

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University of Pristina - Dartmouth College
Special Seminar 
Times of Crisis 

Dates: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10-12 December 2015
Location: University of Pristina (Center for Gender Studies)

Dartmouth Faculty Members:

Annabel Martin, Director, Gender Research Institute at Dartmouth (GRID), and Associate Professor of Spanish, Comparative Literature, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies.

Txetxu Aguado, Associate Professor: Spanish & Portugese, Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies, and Comparative Literature. 

Selection from the following texts:

Session 1: Democracy and Higher Education
- West, Cornel. Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism
- Giroux, Henry. Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education
- Nussbaum, Martha. Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities

Session 2: Memory and Vulnerability
- Morrison, Toni. “The Site of Memory”
- Todorov, Tzvetan. Hope and Memory: Lessons from the Twentieth Century
- Butler, Judith. Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence

Session 3: Rethinking the Future 
- Halberstam, Jack. “Low Theory”
- Berger, John. Link: https://youtu.be/2qCaW1_4LBQ
-Hessel, Stéphane and Edgar Morin: “Réinventer la politique”

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