PAL/FHI Mellon Seminar Lecture Series

The public is invited to attend these PAL/FHI Lectures organized in conjunction with the “Whose Kafka? Multiplicity, Reception, and Interpretation” Mellon Faculty Seminar, co-directed with Kata Gellen.

October 2nd at 4:00 p.m., Mark Anderson, “Kafka, Crusoe, Colonialism, and the Logic of Cannibalism”

November 6th at 5:00 p.m., Martin Puchner, “Stranger than Fiction: A Short History of Literature”

December 11th at 5:00 p.m., Vivian Liska

January 15th at 5:00 p.m., Kafka Rountable: Ruth V. Gross, Clayton Koelb, James Rolleston 

February 9th at 5:00 p.m., Davide Stimilli

February 12th or 13th at 5:00, Jean-Michel Rabaté

March 19th or 20th at 5:00, John Zilcosky

“Whose Kafka? Multiplicity, Reception, and Interpretation” Seminar

Each seminar has a different topic for which we discuss a primary text by Kafka and secondary literature by the guest scholar.

October: Mark Anderson (Columbia University), Virtual Kafka

November: Martin Puchner (Harvard University), Theatrical Kafka

December: Vivian Liska (University of Antwerp), Jewish Kafka

February: Jean-Michel Rabaté (University of Pennsylvania), Absurd Kafka

March: John Zilcosky (University of Toronto), Modernist Kafka