MA/PHD SESSION SCHEDULES JUNE, AUGUST, OCTOBER 2018
JUNE SESSION: June 12—14, 2018 in Venice, Italy, June 16 — July 5, 2018 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland
The opening seminars for both the June and August sessions will take place in Venice, Italy. For their three-day experience in Venice, students will receive credits for a full seminar. Students will travel from Venice to Saas-Fee on June 15th. The Saas-Fee sessions at the Steinmatte campus will feature five seminars in each student grouping. Please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
|June 12-14||Keller Easterling / Venice : Medium Design||PAS and LMVT|
|June 15||Travel / Arrival in Saas-Fee / Orientation with Christopher Fynsk (Steinmatte, 20:30h)||PAS and LMVT|
|June 16-18||Slavoj Žižek: Sexuality as a Space of Ideological Struggle||LMVT|
|June 16-21||Alenka Zupančič: Psychoanalysis and Philosophy / Mladen Dolar: Modernism, From Kafka to Beckett||PAS|
|June 19||Assessment / Break||LMVT|
|June 20-22||Christopher Fynsk: National Aesthetics—A Figure for the People||LMVT|
|June 22||Assessment / Break||PAS|
|June 23||Assessment / Break||PAS and LMVT|
|June 24-26||Sha Xin Wei: Emergence, Ontogenesis, Individuation||PAS|
|June 24-26||Philip Beesley: Architecture and Abiogenesis: Toward a design method||LMVT|
|June 27||Evening discussion with Kenric McDowell of the group "Art in the Age of Machine Intelligence"||PAS and LMVT|
|June 28-30||Elie During: The Thing: from spectral phenomenology to object-oriented ontologies||PAS|
|June 28-30||Benjamin H. Bratton: The Deep: On A.I and Design||LMVT|
|July 1||Assessment / Break or Victor Vitanza: A Workshop On Jean-François Lyotard's Just Gaming||PAS and LMVT|
|July 2-4||Michael Schmidt: Music as a Medium||LMVT|
|July 2-4||Diane Davis: Emmanuel Levinas: Language and Ethics||PAS|
|July 5||Assessment / Departure||PAS and LMVT|
See the June Session Evening Lecture Schedule here! All Evening Lectures are Free & Open to the Public.
AUGUST SESSION: July 29—31, 2018 in Venice, Italy, August 2—21, 2018 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland
The opening seminars for the June and August sessions will take place in the context Venice, Italy. For their three-day experience in Venice, they will receive credits for a full seminar. Students will travel from Venice to Saas-Fee on August 1st. The Saas-Fee sessions at the Steinmatte campus will feature five seminars in each student grouping. Please write to: email@example.com with any questions.
|July 29-31||Keller Easterling / Venice||PAS and LMVT|
|August 1||Travel / Arrival in Saas-Fee||PAS and LMVT|
|August 2-4||Angela Davis & Gina Dent: Politics & Aesthetics in the Era of Black Lives Matter||PAS and LMVT|
|August 5||Assessment / Break||PAS and LMVT|
|August 6-8||Avital Ronell: Up Against the Wall: Theories of Confinement, Stuckness, and Boundary Troubles||PAS|
|August 6-8||Manthia Diawara: The Concept of Mondialité in Edouard Glissant||LMVT|
|August 9||Christopher Fynsk: “Thesis Writing" (4:30 pm)
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|August 10-12||Catherine Malabou: Continental Philosophy/Decolonial Thinking: on Mbembe, Düssel, Maldonado Torres, Mignolo, Kant, Hegel and Levi-Strauss||PAS|
|August 10-12||Peter Szendy: Listening and Power: Auscultating, Phrasing, Overhearing||LMVT|
|August 13||Assessment / Break||PAS and LMVT|
|August 14-16||Terry Smith: What is the World's Question? Long Histories, Concurrent Politics||PAS|
|August 14-16||Emily Apter: Sexistences: Modes of Being in Sex, Transaesthetic Practices||LMVT|
|August 17||Assessment / Break||PAS and LMVT|
|August 18-20||Sha Xin Wei: Rhythm||PAS|
|August 18-20||Siegfried Zielinski: Living in a Time Machine: Past & Future Connected as Potential Spaces||LMVT|
|August 21||Assessment / Departure||PAS and LMVT|
See the August Session Evening Lecture Schedule here! All Evening Lectures are Free & Open to the Public. More updates to come shortly.
OCTOBER SESSION in Valletta, Malta (October 2018)
|October 7||Orientation (afternoon) / Presentation (evening)|
|October 8-10||Manthia Diawara: (course title to come soon)||Caveh Zahedi: "Cinematic Memoir: The Art of Telling True Stories”|
|October 11-13||Judith Butler: On Benjamin's "Critique of Violence”||Claire Denis & Jean-Luc Nancy|
|October 15-17||Lev Manovich: AI, Culture, Media||Carlos Amorales|
|October 19-21||Sarah Nuttall: Literature, Politics and the Planetary & Achille Mbembe: Savage Objects in the Age of Techno-Animism (Nuttall & Mbembe will be co-teaching these two courses for which PAS and LMVT students will attend together)|
Robert Brewer Young:
Zero and the nothing, as read in music, color and text
|Elie During: Beyond Spacetime|
|October 27-29||Thomas Keenan||Avital Ronell|
|October 30||Assessment / Break|
See the October Session Evening Lecture Schedule here! All Evening Lectures are Free & Open to the Public.
These schedules are subject to change.
For more information, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply below to begin your MA/PhD, Postdoctoral Research Certificate, or Certificate of Study this June, August, or October 2018!
To see last year's courses schedule, please click here