Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will discuss "gamification" - the impact of game-mechanics on a variety of social and cultural practices - by focusing on the experimental nature of videogames.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram-salen

In this lecture, McKenzie Wark (New School of Social Research, New York), revisits economist and philosopher Alexander Bogdanov's early 20th century theories on climate change in order to rethink labor with nature in the age of the anthropocene. The Friday lecture is followed by a Saturday seminar on the art and politics of The Situationist Times.

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Time and place: June 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM, HF-12, Niels Treschows hus, Blindern campus, Niels Henrik Abels vei 36, University of Oslo

The workshop is free and open to everyone. This is a read ahead workshop and papers will only be briefly presented. Sign-up is not necessary, but write to Reidar Maliks if you will participate and would like access to papers.

Time and place: June 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, GM 652

Organized by the Thought and Sense Project

Portrait of Laurie Paul (Photo: University of North Carolina).
Time and place: June 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 452 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Laurie Paul, Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Professorial Fellow at St Andrews University in Scotland, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 4 Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

The symposium will explore differing conceptions of love in the Western cultural context. Speakers are Simon May (Kings College, London) as well as Unn Falkeid and Christian Refsum (University of Oslo)

Portrait of Professor Samir Okasha (Photo: University of Bristol).
Time and place: May 16, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Samir Okasha, Professor at University of Bristol, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Michael Neu (Photo: Private).
Time and place: Apr. 19, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 205 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Michael Neu, from the University of Brighton, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Apr. 13, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, GM 205
Time and place: Mar. 23, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Papyrus collection, University of Oslo Library

Open seminar with Prof. Anastasia Maravela and PhD candidate Jens Mangerud. 

All students, staff members and other guests are welcome.

Portrait of Constance Meinwald (Photo: Private).
Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Constance Meinwald, Professor at University of Illinois, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Torfinn Huvenes, Senior Lecturer at Umeå University, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar 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)

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: 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.