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Practices of the Ordinary

April 15, 2015
Gilman 208

Morning session: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hent de Vries (JHU): Opening Remarks
Leonardo Lisi (JHU): "Leopardi’s A Silvia: The Loss of the Present"
Paola Marrati (JHU): "The Fragility of Words, the Vulnerability of Life"

Lunch Break

Afternoon session: 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Chair: Yi-Ping Ong (JHU)
Veena Das (JHU):  Mistakes, Errors and Superstition: Wittgenstein's Remarks on Frazer
Piergiorgio Donatelli (University La Sapienza Rome): "Wittgenstein and the Modernist Quest for Human Life"

Coffee break: 3:30 pm

Chair: Anne Eakin Moss (JHU)
Sandra Laugier (University of Paris 1- La Sorbonne): "The Ordinary, Lost and Found"
 

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