The New School | Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Bldg, 65 West 11th Street
The annual Critical Themes in Media Studies conference provides a forum for graduate students from the School of Media Studies, The New School, and around the world to present original scholarship on media studies and society. This year the conference examines relationships between affect and digital communication technology and their sociopolitical, ontological, institutional, and creative implications.
Opening Keynote: Elizabeth Grosz
Friday, April 5, will mark the opening address of Elizabeth Grosz, Jean Fox O’Barr Women’s Studies Professor in the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences at Duke University. Grosz is known for philosophical investigations of relationships of corporeality to the arts and sciences, interpreted through the work of Gilles Deleuze, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Michel Foucault, Luce Irigaray, and Julia Kristeva, among others. Her more recent works include: Time Travels: Feminism, Nature, Power (2005), Chaos, Territory, Art: Deleuze and the Framing of the Earth (2008), and Becoming Undone. Darwinian Reflections on Life, Politics and Art (2011).
Visit www.criticalthemes.net/2013 for the complete schedule.
Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served