Hortense Spillers writes: "For all its admirable qualities, the U.S Constitution in the moment of its appearance could never have offered other than a framework into which the moving parts of the future could be put. To my mind, thinking otherwise is to embrace specious reasoning, if not an outright intellectual fraud. The framers, I … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Spillers on Passport to Freedom | the A-Line
Hortense Spillers is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor in English (Vanderbilt U). "Shades of Intimacy: What the Eighteenth Century Teaches Us," served as the keynote lecture for "The Flesh of the Matter: A Hortense Spillers Symposium," at Cornell University, March 18, 2016. Followed by a day of symposium panels, March 19, 2016.