This seminar will address "Life as Argument." Scholars often indict biography as narrow, descriptive, and lacking in analytical force or explanatory power. But chronicles of lives--case studies, biographies, portraits--very often make arguments that are at once broad and deep. What works, and what doesn't?
Pre-regsitration is recommended but not required at firstname.lastname@example.org. Suggested seminar readings can be found here: http://huminst.uic.edu/ifth/events/all-events/2016/03/10/default-calendar/life-as-argument
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