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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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