New videos have been posted recently, but they are on posts from last year (we added the new lectures to already-existing posts on those texts). You can see a new lecture on Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, by Robert Crawford, here: And a new one on Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now, by Derek Gladwin, here: And […]
Video and link to presentation by Christina Hendricks for the Repetition Compulsion theme, February 2015.
Video from Derek Gladwin’s lecture in February 2015.
Here is the recording and a link to the presentation for the lecture by Jill Fellows on Ian Hacking, Rewriting the Soul: http://artsone-open.arts.ubc.ca/ian-hacking-rewriting-the-soul/. It has been added to the same page as the 2014 lecture.
Christina Hendricks’ lecture on this text for the Repetition Compulsion theme, January 2015.
If you look under “Lectures and Podcasts” on the menu at the top, you’ll see them in chronological order. But some are not there from Fall 2014 because we put them on the same page as previous iterations of those lectures. So, for example, you can see new videos on Hobbes’ Leviathan here. (by Robert […]
Robert Crawford gives what he calls a somewhat unconventional reading of The Tempest, arguing that we can see it as a directly political play in the sense that it may function as a criticism of King James I.
The Penelopiad rewrites Homer’s The Odyssey, in part from the perspective of Odysseus’ wife, Penelope. In this lecture, Jill Fellows discusses how Atwood’s Penelope responds to and questions Homer’s interpretation of her life, while the twelve hanged maids respond to and question Penelope’s own version of events.
Christina Hendricks gives the historical political context in which Plato wrote this text, talks about the Socratic elenchus and how it is exemplified in Book I, and discusses the parallel structure of the kallipolis and the soul.