Judith Butler is a Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at The University of California, Berkley.
She will deliver the public lecture, "Said With Buber: Versions of Binationalism." The talk on binationalism will bring out the resonance between past visions of binational co-habitation as well as the divergence of their views. Butler will examine how both Said and Buber establish an historical point of departure for thinking about the possibility of dispossession as one condition of ethical responsiveness and responsibility, as well as political solidarity among Jews, Palestinians, and all other inhabitants of the land.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The School of Geography & Deveoloment, The College of Social & Behavioral Science, The Gender & Women's Studies Department, Conflucenter for Creative Inquiry, The College of Humanities, The English Department, The Religious Studies Program and the Institute for LGBT Studies
September 29, 7pm
Environmental and Natural Resources 2 Rm N120