Desire/Knowledge

18 May 2017

Session 3 – 2:00pm

“Allegory, Enlightenment Orientalism, and the Ruins of Palmyra”

Nanette LeCoat, Associate Professor of French, Trinity University. Her publications include “L’Institutionnalisation de l’histoire à l’Ecole normale: Les Leçons d’histoire de Volney” (2007); and “The Virtuous ‘Passion’: The Politics of Pity in Staël’s De l’influence des passions” (2013).