Archive for January, 2008

freedom and blasphemy: on the press

January 29, 2008

february 13, 04:10pm-06:00pm, Schermerhorn 963 (columbia main campus), professor webb keane will give the franz boas seminar in anthropology on ‘freedom and blasphemy: on the press’.

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Heyman Center for the Humanities, Spring 2008

January 29, 2008

the heyman ceter for the humanities at columbia university is offering a mouth-watering program in the spring. of many interesting events, I will just highlight a few:

(february 18) JIM HOBERMAN and STUART KLAWANS on’cinema and politics’,

(february 25) BRUNO LATOUR, title TBA

(march 27) HAYDEN WHITE and MICHAEL TAUSSIG on”Meaning and Method in History”

(april 23) JACQUES RANCIÈRE and W.J.T. MITCHELL on “The Future of the Image”.

not bad, not bad at all. the rest is below.

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further update on spring courses

January 24, 2008

for those who haven’t finalized their spring schedules yet, there are new courses from columbia (will slauter, stefan andriopoulus), the new school (orit halpern), and nyu (aram sinnreich). reading lists for slauter and sinnreich are posted on the page too. all looks very interesting.

spring 2008 courses updated and more

January 14, 2008

the page with spring 2008 courses has been updated with info about columbia, new school, and nyu offerings. somebody please send me lists of teacher´s college and rutgers courses, will you?

also, have added a page for calls for papers. they can be posted on the comments page. five already are. we will see how well that format works.