2014 Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies

Fourth Annual Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies will take place in Princeton, NJ from June 15 – June 21, 2014. The Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies – a collaboration between the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, IKKM) and Princeton University (German Department) – returns to Princeton in 2014 for its […]

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2013 Summer School: Call for Applications

Reveals: Seams, Scars, Thresholds, and Frames

Third Annual Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies

Weimar, June 15–22, 2013

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Post-Hermeneutical Reading Group Convened by Summer School Graduates

The numerous intellectual friendships forged through the intense critical immersion in the Inaugural Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies have had an extended afterlife.

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Siegert and Kafka to Engage in a Critical Dialogue on Media and Materiality at Columbia University

Friday March 14, 12-2:00 Heyman Center for the Humanities Columbia University. Summer School director Bernhard Siegert (IKKM Weimar) and Summer School ’12 faculty member Ben Kafka (NYU) will engage in a critical dialogue on Media and Materiality in New York on Friday, March 14. Using Latour’s essay “Has Critique Run Out of Steam” as a […]

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CFP: Materiality and Meaning in Contemporary Literary Studies

CFP: Materiality and Meaning in Contemporary Literary Studies (March 17; MLA, Vancouver, Canada; 8-11 January, 2015):   In light of the recent “materialist” and “posthermeneutic” turns, this panel interrogates the growing divide within contemporary literary studies, characteristic of a divide within the humanities more broadly, between frameworks focusing on issues of materiality (broadly conceived to […]

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