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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2019 5:30 PM7:00 PM, Nasjonalbiblioteket i Oslo

Marcyliena Morgan is the founder and Executive Director of the Hiphop Archive. Organized by Louisa Olufsen Layne in the research group Literature, Rights, and Imagined Communities. Funded by Fritt Ord. 

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Time and place: Oct. 29, 2019 4:15 PM5:30 PM, University Library, Ground Floor, Georg Sverdrups Hus, Blindern

Talk, panel and q&a with Lloyd Pratt, organized by Louisa Olufsen Layne in the research group Literature, Rights, and Imagined Communities. Funded by Fritt Ord. Free entry!

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2019 6:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

Linton Kwesi Johnson is a leading figure in British, Caribbean and World literature--and a legendary reggae artist. How do these two combine in his writing? This event will give Norwegian audiences a special opportunity to hear Linton Kwesi Johnson read his poetry and discuss his unique perspective on the relationship between music and poetry. Organized by Louisa Olufsen Layne, Literature, Rights, and Imagined Communities. Funded by Fritt Ord and Anders Jahre Foundation.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2018 3:00 PM5:30 PM, Aud 3 Eilert Sundts Hus

In this guest lecture, philosopher and sociologist Maurizio Lazzarato will discuss the major topics of his ongoing intellectual project: capital and debt, time and temporality, and the ways in which these forces structure the social world.

Introduced and organized by Bruce Barnhart, ILOS.

The lecture will be held in French with parallel English translation by Francie Crebs. Q&A to follow!

Time and place: Nov. 10, 2016Nov. 11, 2016, Litteraturhuset and University of Oslo Library

All talks are open to the public. No need to register in advance. Keynote speakers: Elizabeth S. Anker, Cornell University and Cheryl I. Harris, UCLA School of Law