Berlin 1945: l'éthique de la ruine

International Harper Lecture by Françoise Meltzer

Wednesday 20 Mars 2013 at 8:30 PM

In collaboration with the Institut d'Etudes Lévinassiennes

Françoise Meltzer is Professor of the Philosophy of Religions in the Divinity School, Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature and also the Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities and the College. Françoise Meltzer's specialties are nineteenth-century French and German literatures and critical theory. She has recently edited Saints: Faith Without Borders with Jas' Elsner (Chicago, 2011); and has completed a new book on Charles Baudelaire, Double Vision: Baudelaire's Modernity (Chicago, 2011). She also recently wrote the introduction to a collection of Derrida's essays written for Critical Inquiry (Chicago, 2013, forthcoming).

A reception will follow the lecture.