Dr. Mieke Bal Lecture

Dr. Mieke Bal
Professor of Theory of Literature
University of Amsterdam

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 27 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Performing Art: Images As Cultural Interventions

An extraordinary interdisciplinary scholar of international stature, Professor Bal currently holds three positions: Chair of Theory of Literature at the University of Amsterdam, Founding Director of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, and Adjunct Visiting Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester, New York. Her work covers a broad spectrum of advanced theoretical research, encompassing narrative theory and semiotics, the Old Testament, and visual art and cultural analysis. Her books have been translated into many languages, including German, Spanish, and Chinese. Dr. Bal's lecture style has been described as "electrifying."

Fall Program 1999
Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 4.

Background Information

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