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SPT Speakers' Series

Suggestions for speakers? Email M. Michael Schiff and Lori Bremner.

Organized by students, this series provides an opportunity to bring in acclaimed/international guests to address SPT students. Over the years, Aijaz Ahmad, Brian Massumi, Gayatri Spivak, Jessica Benjamin, Doris Lessing, Laura Mulvey, Jane Gallop, and many others have visited.

SPT Speakers' Series
"Cultural technologies and the evolution of technological cultures"

Professor Jody Berland Graduate Programme in Social & Political Thought and SPT Graduate, Professor of Humanities, Atkinson College, York Universtiy…

Friday, April 7, 2000
2:00 p.m.

231 Northrop Frye Hall, Victoria University, University of Toronto.
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In review:

SPT Speakers' Series
"New Technologies, Globalization, and the Restructuring of Capital: Ioan Davies in Memoriam"

Professor Douglas Kellner, Graduate School of Education, UCLA

Friday, March 31, 2000
12:00 p.m. noon

Nat Taylor Cinema, 102 Ross Building. All welcome.


Douglas Kellner is George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education at UCLA and is author of many books on social theory, politics, history, and culture, including Camera Politica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary Hollywood Film, co-authored with Michael Ryan, Critical Theory, Marxism, and Modernity, Jean Baudrillard: From Marxism to Postmodernism and Beyond, Postmodern Theory: Critical Interrogations (with Steven Best), Television and the Crisis of Democracy, The Persian Gulf TV War, Media Culture, and The Postmodern Turn (with Steven Best).

Homepage: http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/faculty/kellner/kellner.html

C.V.: http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/faculty/kellner/DK97CV.html


Associate Director of The Canadian Centre for German and European

SPT Speakers' Series
The SPT Speakers' Series Presents:
Mark J. Webber, Associate Director of The Canadian Centre for German & European Studies, York University
(and appointed to the Graduate Programme in Social & Political Thought)
"The Rhetoric of Contra-Diction
in Pre-Revolutionary Nineteenth Century Germany"
Tuesday, March 7, 2000
2:30 p.m.
305 York Lanes.
All welcome. Refreshments.


M. Michael Schiff and Lori Bremner, Speakers' Series Coordinators

Visiting Professor Reza Baraheni, "The Birth of the Clinic, the Enlightenment, and Fiction: Foucault and the East", Monday, November 22, 1999; 2:30 p.m.; S752 Ross Building


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