Please join the students of Jeffrey Cohen's graduate seminar "Objects, Agency and the Consitution of Life" on Thursday April 28 as we hold a mini-conference to conclude the course. The event takes place at 3 PM in the English Department seminar room, Rome Hall 771 (801 22nd St NW).
The panelists are:
Craig Mariconti, "'Hir owene dirke regioun': Inclination and the Life of Stone in Chaucer’s Franklin’s Tale and Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britain"
Laura Feigin, "Powerlines in our Bloodlines: On the Temporality of Agency of Vibrant Matter in Marie de France's Guigemar"
Emily Russel, "Otherworldly Corpora: Why Sir Orfeo Looked Away When I Can’t"
Haylie Swenson, "Animal Angels: Nonhuman Intermediaries in Breton Lais"
After the conference we will toast the ending of the spring semester with a drink at a nearby place of libations. Please join us!