Elaine Scarry: Color (Seminar)

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Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor

As the 2008 Marta Sutton Weeks Distinguished Visitor, Elaine Scarry spent a month in residence at the Center conducting lectures and seminars on the vocation of poetry and its engagement with philosophical questions. Scarry is the author of numerous works renowned for their scholarly daring, including "The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World" (1985), "Resisting Representation" (1994), "On Beauty and Being Just" (1999), and "Dreaming by the Book" (1999). Her interests include the theory of representation, the language of physical pain, and the structure of verbal material making in art, science, and the law.