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461. Žižek's East: Geopolitical Fractures in Žižek's Universalism

Saturday, 7 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., University, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on Slavic and East European Literatures

Presiding: Dragan Kujundzic, Univ. of Florida

1. "The Menon-Žižek Debate; or, How to Read Žižek in a Postcolonial Context," Gautam Basu Thakur, Univ. of Mississippi

2. "Žižek on Film: The Unbearable Lightness of Interpreting," Mario Slugan, Univ. of Chicago

3. "The Balkans: Radical Conservatism and Desire," Dusan Bjelic, Univ. of Southern Maine, Portland

Responding: Tomislav Z. Longinovic, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

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  • Slavic and East European Literatures

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