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Fall 9-30-2011

Quick Facts

  • Bérubé will be hosted by Winthrop's Master of Liberal Arts program and its Hornsby Lecture Series, which brings thought-provoking thinkers and writers to campus to present public lectures on topics of particular significance.
  • This year's lecture, “’Pulp Fiction,' Contemporary Philosophy, and the Fine Art of Agreeing to Disagree,” draws on Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 film, "Pulp Fiction," classic American novels, and on recent political controversies, ranging from the U.S. debt ceiling to the place of Islam in Western societies.