Archive: Eve Letendre


  • The Adorno and Identity Seminars

    January 19, 2021

    Negative dialectics, the critical theorist Theodor Adorno wrote, “is suspicious of all identity.” The concept of identity and its negations—nonidentity and negative identity—are woven throughout Adorno’s wide-ranging corpus. This interdisciplinary series of virtual seminars on “Adorno and Identity,” convened by Jonathon Catlin (Princeton), Eric Oberle (Arizona State), and Fumi Okiji (Berkeley), revisits Adorno’s thought at a moment in which political, cultural, legal, and psychological notions…

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  • Suzanne Herrera Li Puma named as ACLS Leading Edge Fellow!

    January 7, 2021

    Please join us in congratulating Rhetoric PhD, Suzanne Herrera Li Puma, on receiving an ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship! The Leading Edge Fellowship program aims to demonstrate the potential of people with advanced degrees in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to solve problems outside the academy. In the first two cycles of the fellowship program, recent PhDs in the humanities will help communities respond to…

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  • Save the Date – 2021 Commencement Ceremony

    December 22, 2020

    Save the Date! The Rhetoric Department Commencement Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2PM. This will be a virtual ceremony. More info to follow. 

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  • Upcoming Online Event: Rhetoric alumni Larry S. McGrath

    November 4, 2020

    On November 12 from 5-6pm former UC Berkeley student and Rhetoric department alumni Larry S. McGrath will be giving a Zoom talk about his professional experience after graduation as well as any advice he has on how a Rhetoric degree can aid you in your pursuit of professional life.  After many years in academia, including a PhD in Intellectual History 2014, Larry’s interests shifted and…

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  • Upcoming Online Event: Susan Buck-Morss on October 29

    October 9, 2020

    Date: 10/29/2020 Time: 5PM-7PM   The book YEAR 1 (MIT Press, forthcoming 2021) is a project in the reconfiguration of knowledge. The focus is on the first century that starts the numerical count down to the present. All of the schemata of modernity – time, space, concepts and categories (as in Kant’s First Critique) – are put to the test of comprehending this alleged beginning,…

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