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Fredric Jameson

Knut Schmidt Nielsen Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature
Literature
Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708
101 Friedl Bldg, 1316 Campus Drive Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Thursdays 11:45am-1:45pm via Skype.  

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Fredric Jameson’s Political Unconscious—Forty Years On - 2021 Convention · January 9, 2021 Keynote/Named Lecture Modern Language Association, virtual

Panelists from a range of specialties within literary studies discuss the significance of Jameson's groundbreaking and influential book, The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, on the fortieth anniversary of its publication. Fredric Jameson responds.

Service to the Profession


Culture and Politics in Postmodernity: in conversation with Three Jameson Essays · February 5, 2020 - February 7, 2020 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Contradictions that Matter: Sex, Ontology, and Apocalypse · April 11, 2018 - April 13, 2018 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Althusser Today · December 2, 2016 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Hegel's Logic Today · November 6, 2015 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Ljubljana University Scholars Seminars · November 17, 2014 - November 21, 2014 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Culture and Politics in Postmodernity: in conversation with Three Jameson Essays · February 5, 2020 - February 7, 2020 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Contradictions that Matter: Sex, Ontology, and Apocalypse · April 11, 2018 - April 13, 2018 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Althusser Today · December 2, 2016 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Hegel's Logic Today · November 6, 2015 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
Ljubljana University Scholars Seminars · November 17, 2014 - November 21, 2014 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,
From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange: Kojin Karatani’s The Structure of History · April 18, 2014 - April 19, 2014 Event/Organization Administration Institute for Critical Theory,

Service to Duke


Director, Institute for Critical Theory · 2003 Other Program in Literature,

The Institute encourages and supports the study of the theoretical connections between historical-cultural, aesthetic, and social research. It sponsors and supports programs, conferences, and visiting scholars who further this mission.

Chair of Program in Literature · 1985 - 2003 Other