Friday, September 28
"Magic as a Liberal Art"
John Friedman, Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Newberry Library Seminar in Medieval and Early Modern Magic
Newberry Library, 60 West Walton St., Chicago, IL
Seminar Room
1:30 PM
co-sponsored by PSI

Friday, October 5
Open General Meeting - All welcome
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities, 2010 Sheridan Road, Evanston
1:00 PM

Thursday, October 18
Inaugural Lecture
"When Soul Speaks to Body: The Language of Imagination in Medieval and Renaissance Europe"

Katharine Park, Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Professor of the History of Science and of Women's Studies, Harvard University
Pick-Laudati Auditorium, Block Museum of Art
1967 South Campus Drive, Evanston Campus
5:00 PM
Reception to follow

Friday, October 19
Faculty Seminar
On Montaigne's "On the Force of Imagination"
Led by Katharine Park
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road
1:00 PM

Friday, November 9
Faculty Seminar
Cornelius Castoriadis and "The Social Imaginary" (texts circulated in advance)
Led by Dilip Gaonkar, Associate Professor, Communication Studies, Northwestern University
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road
1:00 PM

Thursday, December 6
"LSDNA: Imaging Hallucinogens and the Emergence of Biotechnology in America"
Richard Doyle, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Science Studies, The Pennsylvania State University
Pick-Laudati Auditorium, Block Museum of Art
1967 South Campus Drive, Evanston Campus
5:00 PM

Friday, December 7
Faculty Seminar on "Hallucinogens"
Led by Richard Doyle
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road
1:00 PM

Friday, January 11
Brown Bag Lunch
Discussion on undergraduate teaching of imagination
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road, Evanston
1 PM

Thursday, January 17
Larry Hodges
Associate Professor, GVU Center, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Using the Virtual World to Improve Quality of Life in the Real World"
Pick-Laudati Auditorium, Block Museum of Art
1967 South Campus Drive, Evanston
Campus
5 PM

Friday, January 18
Larry Hodges
Faculty Seminar "VR in the Treatment of Vietnam War Veterans with PTSD"
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road, Evanston
1 PM

Thursday, February 14
Charles Taylor
Professor Emeritus, McGill University
"Modern Social Imaginaries"
Pick-Laudati Auditorium, Block Museum of Art
1967 South Campus Drive, Evanston
Campus
5 PM

Friday, February 15
Charles Taylor
Faculty Seminar on Modern Social Imaginaries
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road, Evanston
1 PM

Thursday-Sunday, February 21-24
Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival
"Music, Myth, and Magic in the Late Medieval and Early Modern World"
co-sponsored by the School of Music at Northwestern University and the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies
Organizers: Linda Austern and Carla Zecher

Contact the Newberry Library Center for Renaissance Studies at <renaissance@newberry.org> or (312) 255-3514; details at: www.newberry.org/nl/renaissance/L3rrenaissance.html

Friday, March 1
Davide Stimilli
Assistant Professor, Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
Faculty Seminar: "The Monster, Tamed: Aby Warburg on Imagination."
Alice Berline Kaplan Center for the Humanities
2010 Sheridan Road, Evanston
1 PM

Tuesday, March 5, 4-6 PM
Chris Kraus
Reading from recent work
Louis Hall 119
1975 S. Campus Dr.
In conjunction with RTVF, Comparative Literary Studies, Gender Studies, English, Writing Arts

Wednesday, March 6, 9-11AM
Chris Kraus
The Public I: A Writing Workshop
Kresge 52
1856 Sheridan Rd.

Thursday, March 14
Ed Casey
Professor of Philosophy at SUNY, Stony Brook
"Imagining at the Edges of Things: The Unsuspected Power of the Glance."
Pick-Laudaiti Auditorium,
Block Museum of Art
1967 South Campus Drive,
Evanston Campus
5 PM

Saturday, April 13
Conference
"Truth and Semblance in Art"
10 AM - 12:30 PM; 2:30-5:30 PM
Pick-Laudati Auditorium,
Block Museum of Art

Speakers: Pamela Lee (Art History, Stanford University);Rebecca Comay (Philosophy, University of Toronto); John Sallis (Philosophy, The Pennsylvania State University); Gregg Horowitz (Philosophy, Vanderbilt University) Organized by David M. Levin, Professor, Philosophy Department, NU co-sponsored by Philosophy Department, Block Museum of Art, Alice Berline Kaplan Humanities Center, Department of Art History, and the Alumnae of Northwestern University

For more information:
http://www.philosophy.northwestern.edu/artconference.htm

Monday, April 15, 5 PM
Gregg Horowitz
Associate Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University
"Phantasy and Imagination in Psychoanalytic Theory"
Harris Hall 205
1881 Sheridan Road

Wednesday May 8, 4 PM
Leo Bersani
Professor of French, University of California, Berkeley
"Forming Couple: Godard's Contempt"
Location TBA
Organized by the English Department

Thursday May 9, 4 PM
Leo Bersani
Professor of French, University of California, Berkeley
Undergraduate Seminar on his forthcoming work
Location TBA
Organized by the English Department

Thursday, May 9, 5 PM
Lanialoha Lee
Director of Kupa'a Pacific Island Resources
Eve Pinsker
Visiting Research Director for the International Center for Health Leadership Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago
"Hula at the Pow-wow: Imagining the Pacific Islands in the US Midwest"
Annenberg Hall G15
2115 N. Campus Drive, Evanston

Friday, May 10, 1 PM
Eve Pinsker and Lanialoha Lee will lead a workshop on Polynesian dance and drumming
Marjorie Ward Marshall Dance Center Ballroom
1979 S. Campus Drive, Evanston

Friday, June 7, 4 PM
Aron Vinegar
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University
"Gorgons to Centaurs: Viollet-le-Duc's Imaginary Transformism at Pierrefonds"
Pick-Laudati Auditorium, Block Museum of Art
1967 South Campus Drive, Evanston

Wednesday, June 12-Friday, June 14, 2002
Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
Colloquium
"Rethinking 'The Sleep of Reason': Enlightenment Imagination"
Organized by Claudia Swan (Northwestern University, Evanston) and Fernando Vidal (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)

(please request seminar materials by e-mailing psi@northwestern.edu)