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LANGUAGES, LITERATURES & CULTURES​ 

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New Course: Nietzsche, Deleuze, and The Chinese Way (道Dao)

A study of both (post)modern thinkers such as Nietzsche, Deleuze, and pre-Socratic thought, Egyptian and Mesopotamian cultures, as well as ancient Chinese civilization/philosophy.
 

The Great International Race Contest of 1741

In this talk, Andrew S. Curran explores the link between scientific academies and the development of the concept of “race” through the lens of an essay contest sponsored by the Bordeaux Academy of the Sciences in 18thcentury.