MA/PHD SESSION SCHEDULES JUNE, AUGUST, OCTOBER 2019

JUNE SESSION: June 6—8, 2019 in Venice, Italy, June 10—30, 2019 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland 

The opening seminars of the June Session 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 9th. The Saas-Fee sessions at the Steinmatte campus will feature five seminars in each student grouping. 

If students wish to switch seminars for any reason, they must request this change through Nemanja Mitrovic (nemanja.mitrovic@egs.edu) and Sarah Hannis (admissions@egs.edu) one week prior to the start of the session. 

DATE PAS Students LMVT Students
June 6-8 Venice: Carlos Amorales with special guests
June 9 Travel/8:30 pm: Orientation with Dean Christopher Fynsk at the Steinmatte in Saas-Fee
June 10-12 Mladen Dolar/Alenka Zupančič: Philosophy through Psychoanalysis: The Real and its Passions
(the seminars by Dolar and by Zupančič are two separate seminars consisting of six half-days per Professor — June 10,11,12 & 14,15,16) 
Slavoj Žižek
June 13 Assessment/Break
June 14-16 Mladen Dolar/Alenka Zupančič
Avital Ronell: Literature and the Agony of Justice
June 17 Assessment/Break
June 18-20 Benjamin H. Bratton: Supernaut: Planetarity, Autonomy, and/or The Artificial Elie During
June 21 Science Colloquium
June 22 Workshop (TBA)
June 24-29 Diane Davis (mornings): Emmanuel Levinas: Language and Ethics/Sha Xin Wei (afternoons): Arts of Time  Michael Schmidt (mornings)/Carlos Reygadas (afternoons)
June 30 Last day


AUGUST SESSION: July 31—August 23, 2019 in Saas-Fee, Switzerland

DATE PAS Students LMVT Students
July 31-August 2 Christopher Fynsk Caveh Zahedi with co-teacher TBA
August 3 Assessment/break
August 4-6 Fred Moten, Denise Ferreira da Silva and Manthia Diawara: Black Thought: Physics, Poetics, Sociology Robert Brewer Young: The Thinking of Craft: Poiesis, Politics and Praxis
August 7 Assessment/Break
August 8-10 Peter Szendy TBA
August 11 Assessment/Break
August 12-14 Karen Barad Branislav Jakovljevic: The Politics of Performance
August 15 Assessment/Break
August 16-18 Terry Smith Boris Groys
August 19 Assessment/Break
August 20-22 Catherine Malabou: Philosophy and Anarchy Siegfried Zielinski: VARIATIONS ON MEDIA THINKING AnArchaeology - Deep Time - Expanded Hermeneutics
August 23 Last Day

If students wish to switch seminars for any reason, they must request this change through Nemanja Mitrovic (nemanja.mitrovic@egs.edu) and Sarah Hannis (admissions@egs.edu) one week prior to the start of the session. 


OCTOBER SESSION: October 9—November 1, 2019 in Valletta, Malta 

(Schedule forthcoming)


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