Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2019 Events

Spring 2019 Events

Movies, Narrative, and Emotion

Noel Carroll
Thursday, February 28th at 4:30pm

Porter Hall 100

Noel Carroll will talk on "Movies, Narrative, and Emotion". The evening before, Professor Carroll will discuss, “A Vogue Idea,” an episode of Sex in the City at City of Asylum at 6:00 PM.

Noël Carroll is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is one of the world’s leading philosophers of art, and is especially known for his work on film, including the highly influential Mystifying Movies: Fads and Fallacies in Contemporary Film Theory.

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The Truth: Our Niche Product

David Shribman
Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30pm

David Shribman is former Editor-in-Chief of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. His talk concerns truth in journalism in the era of fake news.

Narrative from the Perspective of Statistics

Rob Kass
Thursday, March 28 at 4:30pm


Hayden White and the Ethics of Truth

Robert Doran
Friday, February 1 at 4:30pm
Baker Hall 255B (Swank Room)

Robert Doran is Professsor and Head of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Rochester. He is the author, most recently, of The Ethics of Theory: Philosophy, History, Literature, and the editor of The Fiction of Narrative: Essays on History, Literature, and Theory, 1957-2007, by Hayden White.

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