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Heller Salon Series: Dr. Colin McAllister

Presented by Heller Center for Arts and Humanities at UCCS at UCCS - The Heller Center, Colorado Springs CO

Jun 22 2022
Heller Salon Series: Dr. Colin McAllister presented by Heller Center for Arts and Humanities at UCCS at UCCS - The Heller Center, Colorado Springs CO

Join us as Assistant Professor Colin McAllister​​​​ presents his research tittled “The Apocalyptic Other: Nostos, Gog and Magog, and Reflections from the Age of Covid.”

Ranging from Homer’s Odyssey to the enigmatic poetry of holocaust survivor Paul Celan in a presentation that is equal parts historical essay and elegy, Colin McAllister reviews our recent experiences as scholars of apocalyptic thought living through what felt like an apocalyptic moment, in the process drawing into his discussion Gog and Magog, two demons of the eschatological imagination. At the end of a journey of terror, trauma, isolation, and loss, McAllister finds space for hope and

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