Entries by Chantal

MAP – Lectures in Media Art Politics 2017-2018

Save the dates 2017-2018 | The Lectures in Media | Art | Politics (MAP) is a monthly series of talks organized by Pepita Hesselberth and Yasco Horsman. Speakers from various academic backgrounds and in different stages of their careers reflect on diverging ways in which technological and social changes challenge and transform the cultural and political conditions of our existence, often in the form of a work-in-progress. Informal in character and open to all, every last Wednesday of the month from 17h-18h30.

Furthering, Nurturing and Futuring Global Art Histories? (working title)

Deadline proposals: 26 November 2017 | Issue release: Spring 2018
‘Art history’ as we know it in the west is traditionally closely linked to its institutions. In various essays, American art historian Donald Preziosi has stressed the inextricable relations between art history, museography, and the modern nation-state. Art history needed archives to depart from; the museum provided such archives, and both added luster to the collective imagination of the nation-state based on the fabrication of a national (Christian) cultural past.

The Third LACE Winter School

University of Tartu, Estonia
Students and researchers interested in storytelling and narrative are invited to come together in Tartu, Estonia, to take part in the third LACE Winter School on the Uses of Narrative. With some of Europe’s leading narrative scholars as speakers, as well as contributions from a wide array of disciplines and practices, the Winter School will showcase cutting-edge research and explore the uses of narrative: what do individuals and societies ‘do’ through their use of narratives? What methods should we apply to study the widespread and diverse forms of narrative in culture? The winter school is open to graduate students of literature, art and media studies, sociology, journalism, and all other fields.

Surveillance Beyond Borders and Boundaries

Call for Papers | The 8th Biennial Surveillance Studies Network Conference 7-9 June 2018 Aarhus, Denmark Recent years have witnessed the increasing scope, reach and pervasiveness of surveillance. It now operates on a scale ranging from the genome to the universe. Across the spheres of private and public life and the spaces between, surveillance mediates, […]