As part of its year-long exploration of the nature of “public knowledge,” the CCA invites you to participate in an afternoon symposium on some of Jacques Derrida’s most important writings on the university.
Moderated by Henry Turner, English, Rutgers“Where a Teaching Body Begins and How It Ends”
(Andrew Parker, English, Amherst)
“Mochlos, or the Conflict of Faculties”
(Emily Apter, Comparative Literature, NYU)
“The University in the Eyes of Its Pupils”
(Jennifer Bajorek, CCA Fellow)
“Unconditionality or Sovereignty:
The University at the Frontiers of Europe”
(Jacques Lezra, Comparative Literature, NYU)
Readings (in French and English translation) are available on Sakai. Please contact
Please click here for the URL for the meeting
Users will need to be at a computer with speakers and preferably a camera, and will need to have administrative access to be able to install an Adobe Flash browser add-on. Please feel free to publicize the URL to your students and others who may be interested.