Department of Germanic Studies

A Talk by Dr. Mikko Tuhkanen of Texas A&M University

Leo Bersani and Diasporic Modernity

Thu, February 28, 2013 | Burdine Hall 337 Conference Room

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Tukanen lecture
Tukanen lecture

Leo Bersani and Diasporic Modernity: A thought experiment

Can we approach Leo Bersani as a theorist of diaspora? We will tackle the question by reading Bersani’s work through his engagement with Jean Laplanche’s psychoanalysis and Walter Benjamin’s messianic philosophy.

Sponsored by: The Department of Gemanic Studies, Woman and Gender Studies LGBTQ/Sexualities Research Cluster

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