May 8 and 16, 2014: ‘Histories and Theories of Reading’ with Kathy Eden

Our fourth lecturer in the Doctoral Schools seminar series ‘Histories and Theories of Reading‘ is Kathy Eden (Columbia University). Kathy Eden specializes in renaissance humanism, history of rhetoric, hermeneutics, ancient literary theory, and history of classical scholarship.

The seminar with Kathy Eden is open to all Doctoral Students (to register, send an email to
There are two sessions: a reading session on May 8 (3PM-5PM), during which we discuss the work of Kathy Eden (from the reading list), and prepare some questions (all under supervision of Jürgen Pieters). The second session is the session with Kathy Eden, which will take place at May 16 (9.30AM-1PM). Both sessions will take place in Vergaderlokaal ‘Mortier’ in the Faculty Library.