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Faculty Research Fellowship Award
Kiko Benitez (Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature)
The Society of Scholars is an intellectual community in which humanists of diverse generations, academic ranks, and departmental affiliations contribute to and learn from one another's work. The group meets biweekly throughout the year to discuss their research in progress and is composed of faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
The mandate of the Center for Biological Futures, founded Spring 2011 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is to foster better thinking about the present and future impacts of increases in biological knowledge and increases in worldwide use of that knowledge to manipulate and build living systems.
Appiah asks profound questions about identity and ethics in a world where race, ethnicity, religion, and nationalism continue to realign and reform. In this lecture, he offers a moral manifesto grounded in a new cosmopolitan ethics which celebrates our common humanity and proposes practical ways to manage our differences. I bet this change will make the program dissapear.
Derek Attridge is Leverhulme Research Professor and Chair of English at the University of York. A scholar of remarkable range and sensitivity, Attridge is known as a leading interpreter of James Joyce, J.M.Coetzee, and Jacques Derrida as well as a brilliant theorist of poetic form and literary language. He is the author of nine books, including How to Read Joyce (2007), Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction (1995), and The Singularity of Literature (2004), winner of the 2006 European Society for the Study of English Book Award.