Theory/Post-Theory is a one-day conference that aims to consider the role, value, and efficacy of theory in the humanities and social sciences. Featuring panels on post-colonial discourses, visual culture, rhetorical traditions, and queer theory, the conference investigates the contested status of theoretical thought in the academy. The keynote address is delivered by Professor David N. Rodowick (Chicago) on his most recent book, Elegy for Theory (Harvard University Press 2014). Reception to follow.
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Co-presented by the Departments of Rhetoric, Film & Media Studies, English, and Art History, the Townsend Center for the Humanities, and The Program in Critical Theory.