In honor of the 50th Anniversary Celebration, please join the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature for a lecture and reception on October 28, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in 348 Kaplan Hall. In honor of his new book, The Perils of the One (Columbia University Press, 2019), Stathis Gourgouris (Professor of Classics, English, and Comparative Literature at Columbia University) will be delivering a lecture and leading a discussion on “Writing in Different (Disciplinary) Languages: On the Occasion of The Perils of the One.” A light reception will follow the lecture and discussion. RSVPs for this event are requested.
Stathis Gourgouris is professor of classics, English, and comparative literature and society at Columbia University. He is the author of several books, including Dream Nation (1996), Does Literature Think? (2003), Lessons in Secular Criticism (2013), and The Perils of the One (2019).