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Tuesday 18 February 2020
The Body Politics of Refusal: the Bacchae and the Antigone, with Cavarero  
“Where’s your spine?” we say to those who seem to lack moral ‘backbone.’ How do such metaphors limit and drive our imagination of refusal? Drawing on Adriana Cavarero’s work, Inclination, this lecture develops a postural analysis of refusal in the Antigone, Bacchae, Thoreau’s “Walking", and da Vinci’s painting of the Madonna.
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Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm Feb 18 Cost: Free
Venue: Seminar Room (203), R.D. Watt Bulilding, Science Road, A14 Quadrangle, The University of Sydney
Submitted by: School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
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