Bibliographies

July 13th, 2017

Jonathan Putnam is a nationally renowned trial lawyer and avid amateur Lincoln scholar. He has a degree in history from Harvard College and a law degree from Harvard Law School, from which he graduated first in his class. For many years he was a trial lawyer and partner at one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the country. The American Lawyer magazine profiled him as one of the top young trial lawyers in America. He currently lives in London, England...

Bibliographies
July 13th, 2017

David Daley is the author of Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count (Norton). He is a senior fellow at FairVote and the former editor in chief of Salon.com. His work has also appeared in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, New York magazine and many other publications.  Dave will join us on Thursday, July 20, 6pm at the Co-op for a discussion of Ratf**cked with Rick Perlstein.


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Bibliographies
June 13th, 2017

Steven Nadler is the William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy and Evjue-Bascom Professor in Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His books include Spinoza: A Life (Cambridge University Press, 1999, winner of the Koret Jewish Book Award), Rembrandt's Jews (University of Chicago Press, 2003, named a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize), ...

Bibliographies
June 13th, 2017

 

 

Achy Obejas is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ruins, Days of Awe, and three other books of fiction. She edited and translated (into English) the anthology Havana Noir, and has since translated Junot Díaz, Rita...

Bibliographies
June 11th, 2017

Doris Andrea Dirks discusses To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion (U of Wisconsin Press, 2017), Thu. 6/22 6pm at the Co-op. She will be joined in conversation by Sandra Sullivan-Dunbar. RSVP and details...

Bibliographies
May 14th, 2017

Wendy Doniger is the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago and the author of over 40 books, including On Hinduism and Redeeming the Kamasutra. Doniger reads from The Ring of Truth: And Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry, Mon. May 15 6pm at the Co-op. RSVP and details here

Charles Edwards, The History and Poetry of Finger-Rings

Marcia Pointon, ...

Bibliographies
May 7th, 2017

Alan Fishbone has an M.Phil. in Classics from Columbia University. He has worked as a teacher of English and aikido; as a translator of Latin, ancient Greek, and Spanish; and as a bouncer, bartender, construction worker, and professor of Classics. He lives and works in New York City. Fishbone reads from Organ Grinder: A Classical Education Gone Astray, Sat. May 20 6pm at 57th Street Books. RSVP and details here

Homer, The Iliad

Plato, Phaedrus

Horace, ...

Bibliographies
April 15th, 2017

Ravi Shankar  is founding editor of Drunken Boat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts, and co-editor of The Golden Shovel Anthology: New  Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. Shankar discusses Andal: The Autobiography of a Goddess, in conversation with Whitney Cox, Sat. 4/14 3pm at the Co-op.

The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (University of Arkansas Press, 2017)

Autobiography of a Goddess: Translations of Andal (Zubaan Books / University of Chicago Press, 2015)

Union: 50 Years of Singaporean Literature and 15 Years of Drunken Boat (Ethos Books / Drunken Boat, Singapore, 2015)

What Else Could it Be: Collaborations and Ekphrastics (Carolina Wren, Durham, NC 2015) 

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Bibliographies
April 4th, 2017

Benjamin Morgan is assistant professor of English at the University of Chicago. His book, The Outward Mind: Materialist Aesthetics in Victorian Science and Literature, approaches the Victorian period of innovation as an important origin point for current attempts to understand art or beauty using the tools of the sciences. He will join Lorraine Daston, editor of Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures, for an event at the Co-op on Wed. 4/12. RSVP and details here.

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Gillian Beer, Darwin’s Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin...

Bibliographies
April 3rd, 2017

David Shulman is Professor Emeritus of Indian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After taking a first degree at the Hebrew University in Arabic and Persian and falling in love with Persian poetry, he drifted eastward from Iran into India. He was trained in Tamil and Sanskrit at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London by John Ralston Marr, Wendy Doniger, and Peter Khoroche. He has published widely on the cultural and intellectual history of southern India in pre-modern times with particular emphasis on Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. He has worked closely and published books together with Velcheru Narayana Rao, Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Don Handelman, Yigal Bronner, and Gary Tubb. In recent years he has been absorbed in the study of the Kerala tradition of Kudiyattam, the last living form of Sanskrit drama in the world, and each year he takes students and...