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: admissions@egs.edu with any questions. 

DATE PROFESSOR STUDENT GROUP
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 WeiEmergence, 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: admissions@egs.edu with any questions. 

DATE PROFESSOR STUDENT GROUP
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 Assessment / Break or  Academic Writing Workshop with Professor Mark Cohen PAS and LMVT
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 WeiRhythm 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

OCTOBER SESSION in Valletta, Malta (October 2018) 

DATE PAS LMVT
October 7 Orientation (afternoon) / Presentation (evening) 
October 8-10 Fred Moten & Stefano Harney
October 11-13 Judith Butler Claire Denis & Jean-Luc Nancy
October 14 Assessment
October 15-17 Lev Manovic Carlos Amorales
October 18 Assessment
October 19-21 Sarah Nuttall & Achille Mbembe
October 22 Assessment
October 23-25 Robert Brewer Young Karen Barad
October 26 Assessment
October 27-29 Thomas Keenan Avital Ronell
October 30 Assessment / Break


These schedules are subject to change. 

For more information, write to: admissions@egs.edu. Apply below to begin your MA/PhD, Postdoctoral Research Certificate, or Certificate of Study this June, August, or October 2018! 

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To see last year's courses schedule, please click here