Lecture | October 2 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens
Noë explores the many unexpected ways in which baseball is truly a philosophical kind of game a window on language, culture, and the nature of human action, intertwined with deep and fundamental human truths.
Lecture | October 4 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 330 Wheeler Hall
Julia Miele Rodas, Professor, English Department, Bronx Community College / CUNY co-chair, University Seminar in Disability, Culture, and Society at Columbia University
Abstract: Is the novel a form of autistic innovation? Presenting work from the recently published Autistic Disturbances (UMichP, 2018), Julia Miele Rodas will explore autistic dimensions of Robinson Crusoe. Interweaving conversation and formal reading, this talk will first consider how the novels themes of human isolation and imprisonment play into autism stereotypes. Ultimately, however, the... More >