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Philosophy + Literature Workshop with Martin Hägglund: The Life and Death of Rational Animals

Tue April 11th 2023, 6:15 - 7:45pm
Event Sponsor
Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
Philosophy and Literature at Stanford
Building 260, Pigott Hall
450 Jane Stanford Way, Building 260, Stanford, CA 94305
German Library, Room 252

Philosophy + Literature will host an in-person workshop with Martin Hägglund (Yale University).

RSVP here to receive the reading by email. An abstract is forthcoming.


The Life and Death of Rational Animals

Martin Hägglund is the Birgit Baldwin Professor of Humanities at Yale University. He is the author of four widely-reviewed and highly acclaimed books, which have been translated into fifteen languages. Hägglund’s work has been the subject of multiple conferences and journal volumes, including a full-length edition of The New Centennial Review,  a symposium in Los Angeles Review of Books, and a special issue of The Philosopher. He has lectured at venues around the world, and his writings have featured in The New York Times and New Statesman. He was elected to the Harvard Society of Fellows in 2009, awarded The Schück Prize by the Swedish Academy in 2014, and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2018. His most recent book, This Life, won the René Wellek Prize.   Questions? Contact gdowling [at] (gdowling[at]stanford[dot]edu) and dlclevents [at] (dlclevents[at]stanford[dot]edu).
  Sponsored by the Philosophy + Literature Focal Group in the DLCL Research Unit. Learn more about the Philosophy + Literature Initiative here.