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    Panelists discuss Hayden White’s perspective on “professional history."
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    Is critical theory today a recognizable genre/style of thinking/writing?
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    Catherine Malabou delivers the last of three Wellek lectures at the University of California, Irvine.


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To prevent social and ecological disaster, an alternative Prometheanism requires a turn away from power, production and profit towards a new relationship to necessity and the natural world.
Homage to a renowned Egyptian novelist whose work resonates both in Egypt and abroad.
Heard of National Novel Generating Month? Algorithms are being used to create texts not written by humans that are hauntingly beautiful.
The myth of Prometheus has multiple incarnations proposing distinct ideologies of progress.
The first iteration of a series on "metaphors of mind" in the pop imaginary.