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: The Poecepts of Edouard Glissant||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: Looking into the Darkness|
|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: Rights, representation, refugees 2: Dilemmas of humanitarian rescue||Avital Ronell: Unsettled Scores: Theories of Grievance, Stuckness, and Boundary Troubles|
|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. Applications are now closed for the above Sessions. Applications are NOW OPEN for all upcoming Sessions in 2019 (specific dates and more details about the 2019 Sessions will be published soon).
To see last year's courses schedule, please click here