Showing posts from February, 2012

Alain Badiou "The Writing of the Generic" on Tuesday the 13th of March

We will be meeting again on Tuesday the 13th of March in the Douglas Jefferson Room at 5.15 pm. The text under discussion will be Badiou's essay on generic form in Beckett, "The Writing of the Generic." Michael Kelly, the General Editor of the International Journal of Badiou Studies , will be introducing the text and then there will be some general discussion. Some wine will be served. 

Simon Critchley's "Know Happiness... On Beckett"

The next meeting for the Quilting Points Reading Group will be in the Douglas Jefferson Room of the School of English at 5.15 on February 28th. The text under discussion will be Simon Critchley's chapter on Samuel Beckett, "Know Happiness... On Beckett" from Very Little…Almost Nothing (Routledge, 2004).  Dr Richard Brown (Leeds) will give a short introduction to Critchley's work and its relation to Samuel Beckett's writing, which will be followed by a general discussion of the essay as both theory and commentary. Some wine will be served and people are welcome to bring their own.