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JHI Graduate Symposium 2021
IRRATIONAL IDEAS: THINKING AGAINST CONVENTIONS
A GRADUATE STUDENT SYMPOSIUM
sponsored by the JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF IDEAS & the JHI BLOG

June 18-26, 2021
On the JHI BLOG website & via Zoom.
Registration required.

Registered attendees will receive a Zoom invite to attend the Discussion Session. Passwords to access prerecorded presentations will be sent on June 18.

Full program:

QUESTIONING HEGEMONIC IDEAS
Qingyang Sonia Li (Freie Universität Berlin & Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin), “'Science' After Birth: A Study of Postpartum Discourse in The Ladies’ Journal, 1915–31"
Pablo Soffia Palma (UCL, London), "Languages of Historical Representation: Andrés Bello and Domingo Faustino Sarmiento on the Theory and Method of History in Post-Colonial Spanish America "

MEDIATED KNOWLEDGE AND AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE
David Alejandro Hernandez (University of Chicago), "What Good Is a Poem?: Reading Laura Riding’s Renunciation"
Lotta Vuorio (University of Helsinki), "Performing History: Reconstructing British Nineteenth-Century Physical Exercises"

LIMITS OF THE RATIONAL
Aleksandra Bessonova (European University at St. Petersburg), "Intuition and the Irrational in Early Twentieth-Century Russia: The Case of Theosophy"
Odile Panetta (Girton College, Cambridge), "Reason, Truth, and the Persecution of Heretics in Sixteenth-Century Switzerland"

Discussants: Michael Carhart (Old Dominion University); Joyce Chaplin (Harvard University); Donna Jones (University of California, Berkeley)

Jun 26, 2021 12:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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