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“Adorno contra Badiou — Pro Beckett Pro Stein”
Summer, 2016 discussion and gathering at Critical Theory and the Arts

An examination of Adorno’s and Badiou’s writings on Samuel Beckett–and the implications of their writings for the work of Gertrude Stein–as focal points for understanding the sharp divergences of these two philosophers and social critics. Participants include:

Barbara E. Will, Professor of English and Associate Dean, Dartmouth College

Jean-Michel Rabate, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, UPenn; President, American Samuel Beckett Studies Association

Jeremy Cohan, sociologist; graduate associate, Critical Theory and the Arts

Jamieson Webster, The New School; psychoanalyst, IPTAR

Robert Hullot-Kentor, faculty and program chair, Critical Theory and the Arts

What the department looks like
Full program description
Paul Chan interviews Robert Hullot-Kentor
Breixo Viejo interviews Robert Hullot-Kentor about the One-Year MA Program