18.01.2008

Professor Blommaert's postgraduate seminar

SEMINARS AUTUMN 2009

FiDiPro professor Jan Blommaert's postgraduate seminar Language and Ideology

1 September (14-16, room P214)

2 September (14-16, room P214)

30 September (10-12, room F205)

16 November (14-16, room F205)

15 December (14-16, room P214)

16 December (12-14, room P214) Please note the change of time!

 

SEMINARS SPRING 2009

FiDiPro professor Jan Blommaert's postgraduate seminar Know Your Classics 

  • intellectual histories in our fields (discussing the work of Pierre Bourdieu, Michel Foucault, Mikhail Bakhtin, Antonio Gramsci, etc.)
  • the central instruments for research
  • where do they come from?
  • what sorts of problems prompted them?
  • what can we do with them?

 

13 January (14-16, room P209): Michel Foucault

14 January (14-16, room P209): Michel Foucault

  • Reading: Michel Foucault (2003). Abnormal. London: Palgrave/NY: Picador.

18 February (14-16, room P308): Roland Barthes

  • Reading: Roland Barthes: Mythologies

24 March (14-16, room P312): John Joseph (University of Edinburgh): Ferdinand de Saussure

  • Reading: Ferdinand de Saussure (1959 [1915]). Course in General Linguistics. Transl. Wade Baskin. New York: McGraw-Hill. Part I: Ch. 1-2; Part II: Ch. 1-4; Part IV: Ch. 4.

25 March (14-16, room P310): James C. Scott

  • Reading: James C. Scott (1990). Domination and the Arts of Resistance. Yale University Press.

13 & 20 May (14-16, room P310): Karl Marx


SEMINARS AUTUMN 2008

11 September (room P310)

15 October      (14.15-16, room P310): Pierre Bourdieu
                         NB change of date, no seminar on October 16

17 November (NB Monday 16-18, room P310): Craig Brandist (University Of Sheffield): Antonio Gramsci

25 November (NB Tuesday 14-16, room P130): Pierre Bourdieu

27 November (room P209): Michel Foucault