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Ideologies of Convenience: Cynicism and Irony

Friday, February 14

Knight Library, Dream Lab
1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR

The Graduate Conference "Ideologies of Convenience: Cynicism and Irony" explores the complexities of cynical and ironic thinking and their productions. Because of both cynicism and irony's manifold prevalence, our conference is open to many different fields of interest, from the study of literature and philosophy, to questions of societal behavior, environmental agency, popular culture, journalism, politics, and media.

Event Type

Academic, Conference


Graduate School, College of Arts & Sciences, Folklore, German and Scandinavian, Philosophy

Target Audience

Graduate Students


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