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Donatella Di Cesare (Sapienza, Rome)

will be presenting

"Exiled in Language" 

THURSDAY, September 29th, 2016

WATSON HALL, ROOM 517 @ 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Donatella Di Cesare is one of the most prominent contemporary European philosophers. Her work includes numerous essays and books on the hermeneutics, contemporary philosophy, philosophy of language, Jewish philosophy, phenomenology, ethics, and Greek philosophy, including the widely read books Utopia of Understanding and Gadamer: A Philosophical Portrait. She also looks at the effects of globalization, focusing on the human condition of exile and on the figure of the “alien resident,” as well as on the ethical and political justice, including the theme of the responsibility after Auschwitz. 

Dr. Donatella Di Cesare's visit to Queen's is sponsored by the Brockington Visitorship Fund. Dr. Di Cesare will hold lectures in Kingston and at Queen’s between 27 and 29 September. The visit is co-sponsored by Harry and Sylvia Rosen Memorial Symposium Fund in Jewish Studies; Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures & Department of Philosophy. ​


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