Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

Time and place: Jan. 19, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus

In this lecture, Michael Marder, Ikerbasque Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, will discuss the art and aesthetics of plant life. The lecture is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 5, Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this lecture, Aron Vinegar, professor at the Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, will explore the question of "holding forth" that emerged in Roland Barthes' late lecture courses at the Collège de France (1977-80)

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Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152, Georg Morgenstjernes Hus

In this lecture, Kristin Gjesdal, Associate Professor at Temple University and Professor II at IFIKK, will discuss the changing reception of Shakespeare's work in 18th and 19th Century philosophy. The lecture is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Associate Professor Kristin Gjesdal
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Kristin Gjesdal, Associate Professor at Temple University and Professor II at IFIKK, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception

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Time and place: Dec. 5, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM 113

Open seminar with master candidate Guiliano Sidro. All students, staff members and other guests are welcome.

Kate Cooper
Time and place: Nov. 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM, Seminar room 1, Sophus Bugge's house

Story-tellers have always known that damsels in distress make for fascinated listeners. 

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Time and place: Nov. 22, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, 452 GM

Åpent seminar med Barbara Crostini (Uppsala Universitet). Studenter i gresk og latin, både fra bachelor og master, er velkommen.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM113

Seminaret er åpent for alle. Bachelorstudenter er velkommen.

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM113

Open seminar with PhD Candidate Halfdan Martin Baadsvik. All students (esp. all freshers), staff members and other guests are warmly welcome

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM452

Open seminar with PhD Candidate Carlos Hernández. All students (esp. all freshers), staff members and other guests are warmly welcome

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 6:00 PM, Gamle Festsal

IFIKK and Kunsthistorisk Forening (The Art History Association) invites you to the Lorentz Dietrichson Lecture 2017. 

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Auditorium 7, Eilert Sundts hus.
Time and place: Oct. 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 113

One of the fields in which narratological analysis is still considered problematic is that of ancient and Byzantine historiography.

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2017 10:15 AM - 6:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminarrom 10
Portrait of Eric Cullhed.
Time and place: Oct. 10, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Seminar room 113

In Search of Mixed Affect in Ancient Aesthetics. A seminar with Eric Cullhed from Uppsala University.

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes building

By Han Lamers (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and KU Leuven). Open for all.

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Kunstnernes Hus

For the 2017 FORART lecture, Darby English (University of Chicago) will present topics related to 1971: A Year in the Life of Color (2016). In this highly original book, English discusses how black American artists in the early 70's experimented with modernist art and color theory in order to articulate cultural interaction and instability and gain freedom from overt racial representation.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Cinemateket, Oslo

In this lecture, Robert Pippin (University of Chicago) will discuss the philosophical implications of unknowingness in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958), and its relevance for understanding late modern societies. The lecture is followed by a screening of Vertigo.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 2, Sophus Bugges Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, author and cultural historian Marina Warner (Birkbeck College) will discuss the medieval concept of sanctuary and how words helped define the character of a place and, with it, the rights of fugitives and other dislocated individuals.

Time and place: June 6, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM 452

The Classics Research Seminar, The Oslo Seminar in Papyrology, and The Seminar in Late Antique and Early Medieval Culture invite to open seminar with C.A.Faraone. All students (esp. all freshers), staff members and other guests are warmly welcome

Time and place: May 30, 2017 2:15 PM - 7:00 PM, GM 652

The Novel and the Romance from Generic and Historical Perspectives. Open for all.

Time and place: May 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Room 152, Georg Morgenstierne's House
Portrait of Postdoctoral Research Fellow Ariel Zylberman (Photo: Ariel Zylberman)
Time and place: May 11, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 George Morgenstiernes Hus

Ariel Zylberman, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCLA, will deliver the talk "The Bounds of Rights" for this session of Filosofisk seminar and The Norwegian Kant-Society. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by a reception on the third floor of Georg Morgenstiernes hus.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Cinemateket, Oslo

Tom Gunning (University of Chicago) and filmmaker Paul Kaiser will discuss moving images that shift  from the frame of classical cinema to the immersive framelessness and interactivity of virtual reality. The program includes the premiere of the Norwegian 3D film UIysses in the Subway (2016)

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud. 6 Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this double lecture session, Professor Grace Cheng (School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Professor Louis Lo (Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology) will discuss the construction of Chinese art history and image/media theory.