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Literary Dimensions Seminar

Thursday, January 12, 2023
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Dabney Hall 110 (Treasure Room)
What Plato Can Teach Us About Livestreaming the Police; or, Five Theses on Legal Performance and Spectatorship
Julie Stone Peters, H. Gordon Garbedian Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University,

Julie Stone Peters is the H. Gordon Garbedian Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, a Global Professorial Fellow at the Queen Mary University School of Law in London, and Co-Chair of the Columbia Theatre and Performance PhD program. She also teaches regularly at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. Her most recent book is Law as Performance: Theatricality, Spectatorship, and the Making of Law in Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Europe (Oxford UP, 2022). She is currently working on a project on contemporary legal media and performance cultures.

Responses by Mario Biagioli (UCLA Law), Ariane Helou (Beckman Institute, Caltech), and Hillary Mushkin (EAS and HSS, Caltech).

For more information, please contact Cecilia Lu by phone at [email protected] or by email at 626-395-1724.