Quilting Points: Reading Benjamin 6th of November
Quilting Points: Reading Benjamin will meet:
Wednesday 6th November, 3.30pm, The Alumni Room, School of English (House 10)
We shall be discussing two texts:
Benjamin's Theses on the Concept of History (especially Theses I - IX)
Giorgio Agamben's essay 'Walter Benjamin and the Demonic: Happiness and Historical Redemption'
[For a copy, please contact Stefan Skrimshire S.Skrimshire@leeds.ac.uk or firstname.lastname@example.org]
The discussion will be introduced by Catalin Taranu (School of History)