Entries by Eloe

Lost Objects: Inaugural NICA Summer School

2011 Summer School, June 8-9 | So, today, what objects do we forget, foreclose, or preempt? What object do we reify, enshrine, know all too well? And what new objects might we yet create or remember?

New Urban Aesthetics

Seminar | How are cities – and city life – changing in response to developments such as globalization, transnational migration, new media culture, and environmental engineering? How does cultural production – ranging from literature and the visual arts to architecture and design – inform or contribute to those changes? What value do critical concepts such as the cosmopolitan, the global, the exurban, and the postmetropolitan have in current debates about cities?