UIC Institute for the Humanities

Slavoj Zizek

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

See the WEBSTREAM of the lecture at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/uic-institute-for-the-humanities

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).



2009: Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor, University of California, Berkeley

2007: Stephen Greenblatt, University Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University

2005: Fredric Jameson, Director of the Institute for Critical Theory, William A. Lane Professor of Comparative Literature and Romance Languages, Duke University

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Chicago, IL 60607-7040

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