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The Portland Center for Public Humanities presents a workshop with Rita Felski
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 11:00am

Workshop: Friday, November 18, 2011
11 AM
University Honors Program Library
1632 SW 12th Avenue

Join us for a seminar/workshop with Dr. Felski to discuss her publication, "After Suspicion." To receive a copy of the workshop paper, contact us at

Lecture: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 7 PM
Location: Smith Memorial Student Union 298

Dr. Rita Felski is a professor of Literary Theory and Aesthetics at the University of Virginia. Her current research centers on questions of method and interpretation. Her recent manifesto, "The Uses of Literature" is a neo-phenomenological investigation of aesthetic experiences such as recognition, enchantment, and shock. Her work in progress is on the hermeneutics of suspicion. In addition she has a longstanding interests in feminist theory, modernity and postmodernity, genre, specifically tragedy, and cultural studies."

This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions concerning access or accommodations for a disability please contact us at Early requests are encouraged; a week will generally allow us to provide seamless access.