Event Date: 12 January 2011
Flett Lecture Theatre
Natural History Museum
Jean-Jacques Lecercle – Dark Epiphanies
Jean-Jacques Lecercle is Emeritus Professor of English at the Universityof Paris, Nanterre. His work spans the fields of philosophy of language,literary theory, English literature (especially Victorian literature). His most recent book is entitled Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature (Edinburgh,2010) and other publications include A Marxist Philosophy of Language (Brill,2006), Deleuze and Language (Palgrave, 2002), Philosophy of Nonsense(Routledge, 1994), The Violence of Language (Routledge, 1990). He iscurrently writing a book on the theory of the fantastic.