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 Remainder; The Sublime Object of Ideology; The Metastases of Enjoyment; Looking Awry: Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture; The 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).