Credits at NICA


Starting from the academic year 2014-2015, new graduate students are required to obtain a number of EC credits at the national schools. This post explains what you will need to know

Affect, Ecosickness and Materialism


BASCE Seminar, July 10 | In our final seminar of the academic year we will explore Heather Houser’s book Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction. Affect and Environment, in tandem with Agnieszka Wołodźko’s work on affect and materiality in posthuman visual culture.

ASCA Cities Seminar 2015-2016


The 2015-2016 ASCA Cities seminar seeks to explore the impact of new technologies and cultures of image-making on contemporary practices of visualizing the street. Our discussions will focus on the social and cultural significance of new forms of production, circulation, storage, performance, and use of imagery in and of the everyday space of the street

ASCA Theory Seminar


Cultural analysis acknowledges the productive power of objects to produce disturbances, provocations, inversions and reverberations in the practice of research and the general production of knowledge.

Cross Media Seminar 2015/16


This years’ Cross Media seminar will take up the dialectic of transparency and opacity as a means to conceptualize the politics of media. Transparency has long been held as a fundamental political good within a liberal democratic framework

Masterclass Yngvar B. Steinholt: Art, Noise, and Popular Music in Russia


Masterclass, 1 ECTS, June 10 | Over the last few years Russian protest art, activism, and popular music have featured regularly in Western media, the protest art collectives of Voiná group and Pussy Riot being the most prominent examples. The master class offers a closer look at popular music in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union, challenging established Western views of its functions and features. Yngvar B. Steinholt is Associate Professor of Russian Culture and Literature at the University of Tromsø, Norway. He has published numerous articles on popular music in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia, as well as on art activism, protest culture and contemporary Russian society

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