Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Dec 3: "What is Enlightenment?"

In our next meeting we will discuss Michel Foucault's "What is Enlightenment?" alongside Immanuel Kant's "An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?"

Dr. Simon Swift (Senior Lecturer in Critical and Cultural Theory) will introduce our discussion.

The links to the readings can be found here: "What is Enlightenment?" and "An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?"


As usual, we will meet in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute from 15:00-17:00, followed by a trip to a local pub.

Ryan Topper and Ben Chwistek
Directors, Quilting Points 2014/2015

Monday, 10 November 2014

Nov 19: "Return to History" and "Different Spaces

In our next meeting we will be discussing two short texts: 'Return to History', which will be introduced by Dr Denis Flannery (Senior Lecturer in American Literature); and 'Different Spaces', which will be introduced by Professor Jane Taylor (Wole Soyinka Chair of Drama and Theatre Studies).

The link to the readings can be found here: 'Different Spaces'; 'Return to History'.




As per usual, we will meet in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute from 15:00-17:00. After this we will head to a local pub.

Ben Chwistek and Ryan Topper
Directors, Quilting Points 2014/2015