Department of English

"Anathesim and the Poetic Imagination"
October 5, 4:30 p.m., Rose O'Neill Literary House

Richard Kearney, who holds the Charles B. Seelig Chair of Philosophy at Boston College, is the author of more than twenty books on European philosophy and literature.

A member of the Royal Irish Academy, he was formerly a member of the Arts Council of Ireland and chairman of the Irish School of Film at University College Dublin. As a public intellectual in Ireland, he was involved in drafting a number of proposals for a Northern Irish peace agreement. He is currently international director of the Guestbook Project´┐ŻHosting the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality. His recent books include Debates in Continental Philosophy, The Owl of Minerva, Navigations, and Anatheism.

sponsored by: The Sophie Kerr Committee and The Institute for Religion, Politics and Culture