EVENT

EVENT

ICC’s 50th Anniversary Symposium “Transgression and Transcendence: What Makes Religion Radical?”

Oct
10

Transgression and Transcendence: What Makes Religion Radical (Symposium on Dante and the Sense of Transgression: 'The Trespass of the Sign')

In honor of its 50th Anniversary the Institute for the Study of Christianity and Culture announces Open Lecture Series, titled The Future of the Humanities. The third to fifth lectures are as follows.We heartily welcome your participation.

1. "Grammatical Language and the Impossibility of Experience: Agamben's Transformation of Heideggerian Hermeneutics" [a lecture in English]

Associate Professor Anthony Adler, Yonsei University (Continental Philosophy, Comparative Literature, and Literary Theory)

time and date: 16:00 - 17:30, Thursday, October 10, 2013

place: Upper Floor Lounge, Alumni House, ICU

2. " "Umile e alta pi che creatura" (Par. 33.2): Marian Humility, Theosis, and the Transgression of the Commedia" [a lecture in English]

Assistant Professor Brian Reynolds, Fu Jen Catholic University (Medieval Italian Literature, and Mariology)

time and date: 16:00 - 17:30, Friday, October 11, 2013

place: Upper Floor Lounge, Alumni House, ICU

3. The Humanities and the Ideal of Wholeness―Epic Pasts, Partisan Presents, Plural Futures [a lecture in English]

Professor William Franke, University of Macao (Philosophy and Religion), and Vanderbilt University (Comparative Literature, Italian, and Religious Studies)

time and date: 16:00 - 17:30, Saturday, October 12, 2013

place: Upper Floor Lounge, Alumni House, ICU

Contact: 0422-33- 3100/icc@icu.ac.jp

For further information, pleaser refer to our website.

* The lectures are subject to change due to the approaching typhoon. In case of heavy weather, please check this University's or Institute's sites for cancellation (when the University decided to cancel the classes and events, the lecture on that day will be canceled as well).

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