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HUMA 7P55: Iconoclash and “truth-ification”

25 February 2020

Iconoclash is a collection related to an exhibit from 2002 that is entitled “Iconoclash: Beyond the Image Wars in  Science, Religion, and Art” (

HUMA 7P55: More Discussion of Colas and Toscano (27 Jan. 2020)

23 January 2020

On 27 Jan. 2020 the PhD seminar at Brock University will continue a comparative discussion of two books on “fanaticism”. Covers from Colas (1992 / 1997) and Toscano (2010...

HUMA 7P55: An Example of Distant Reading (Augustine and Melville)

21 January 2020

In February 2020 the HUMA 7P55 reading group will be testing Voyant Tools in conjunction with several theoretical readings by Reinhart Koselleck, Raymond Williams, and Ian Hacking....

HUMA 7P55: Jan. 13, 2020 (Strategic Reading)

16 January 2020

Notes from the HUMA 7P55 meeting from Jan. 13, 2020, on strategic reading HUMA 7P55 is a PhD course at Brock University. The theme is “Fanaticism: Political and Aesthetic Dimensions.”...