Graduate Lunch Workshop with Monique Allewaert

Date: 
03/13/2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Prospect House, RSVP Required
Speakers: 
Monique Allewaert,University of Wisconsin-Madison author of Ariel’s Ecology: Personhood and Colonialism in the American Tro pics, 1760-1820

What does the "Enlightenment" hold for us today?  Can certain radical and detoured "enlightenments" be useful in addressing the conjoined ecological and economic problems of our time?
 
    Join Humanities Council Short-Term Fellow Professor Monique Allewaert, author of Ariel’s Ecology: Personhood and Colonialism in the     American Tro pics, 1760-1820, for a lunch-workshop on these questions and more.
  
    Required Readings Attached:

    Michel Foucault, "What is Enlightenment?"
    Monique Allewaert, "Insect Poetics," pp. 299-303 ad 321-326)
    Dipesh Chakrabarty, "Thesis #3" from "The Climate of History: Four Thesis"

RSVP required by Friday, March 2, 2018: https://goo.gl/forms/r3v2pYWb2U9KgCZ03