Leo Bersani, "Selfless Being"; Dosoretz Lecture

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

401 Fisher-Bennett Hall (34th & Walnut)

Sponsored by the Department of English in partnership with the Alice Paul Center

This event is free and open to the public.

Leo Bersani is an internationally renowned scholar who has worked in a variety of fields including gender/sexuality studies, literary studies, psychoanalytical theory, and film and media studies. He has taught at University of California, Berkeley; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris; Princeton University; the University of Chicago; and the University of Pennsylvania. His books include: HomosThe Freudian Body: Psychoanalysis and ArtThe Culture of RedemptionArts of Impoverishment: Beckett, Rothko, Resnais, Derek Jarman’s Caravaggio, and Forms of Being: Cinema, Aesthetics, Subjectivity.