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Stanley Fish Lecture 2011: Slavoj Žižek

Slavoj Žižek
Institute of Sociology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Freedom in the Clouds: What is Possible and What is Impossible Today”

Friday, October 21, 2011 at 4 pm
Illinois Room, UIC Student Center East
750 South Halsted Street, University of Illinois at Chicago

This lecture is free and open to the public. We expect a capacity crowd so please adjust your arrival accordingly. The lecture will be recorded and posted to the website.

Slavoj Žižek is a cultural critic and philosopher who is internationally known for his innovative interpretations of Jacques Lacan.   He is the author of The Indivisible RemainderThe Sublime Object of IdeologyThe Metastases of EnjoymentLooking Awry: Jacques Lacan through Popular CultureThe Plague of Fantasies and The Ticklish Subject.

The Stanley Fish Lecture, which occurs every other year, is designed to acknowledge the achievements of Stanley Fish as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UIC (1999-2004).

Transcription of Lecture

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