Francoise Meltzer is Mabel Greene Myers Professor of the Humanities in the Departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature and Professor of the Philosophy of Religions in the Divinity School. Her scholarship includes work on contemporary critical theory and nineteenth-century French and German literature. Her most recent book is For Fear of the Fire: Joan of Arc and the Limits of Subjectivity, which explores the gendering of subjectivity from within the context of Joan of Arc’s trial.
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- AUDIO: Soloveitchik Conferenc, Feb. 16, 2014, Spertus Institute, Chicago
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- VIDEO: Etgar Keret and Nathan Englander
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