Professor Corey McCall will visit IECL in May

Monday, 16 Apr. 2018

We are happy to announce that Professor Corey McCall will be our guest of on May 17. During his visit he will give two lectures:

- 11:30 a.m., room: 0.51: "Baldwin Boldly (or the Colorful America)"
- 1:15 p.m., room: 0.51: "Imperious Curiosity (with a Pinch of Dasein)" 
Corey McCall is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Elmira College in Upstate New York. He earned his PhD from Southern Illinois University in 2005 with a dissertation on the philosophical stakes of Martin Heidegger’s phenomenological account of curiosity. His research examines various intersections between philosophy and literature in both European and American contexts. He is co-editor of Melville Among the Philosophers (Lexington Books, 2017) and Benjamin, Adorno, and the Experience of Literature (Routledge, 2018)as well as numerous articles and scholarly presentations on figures such as Michel Foucault, Walter Benjamin, Frantz Fanon, and Stanley Cavell. His current work explores the philosophical significance of James Baldwin’s work and various connections between prophecy, myth, literature, and philosophy in American, European, and Caribbean intellectual traditions.

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