Animal/Nonhuman Workshop

University of Chicago

Month: September 2017

Oct. 3: Luke Fidler (Art History, University of Chicago) to Animal/Nonhuman Workshop

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Sept. 26: Animal/Nonhuman Workshop Reads Mick Smith

The Animal/Nonhuman Workshop requests your presence at a roundtable discussion of “Primitivism: Anarchy, Politics, and the State of Nature,” Against Ecological Sovereignty by Mick Smith (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Queen’s University)

4:30-6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 26 in Rosenwald 405 Wieboldt 230 **Please Note the Room Change**

Drinks and light food will be served. Please email Zoe B. Hughes at zbhughes@uchicago.edu with questions/concerns and for a copy of the reading.

Wieboldt Hall is located at 1050 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. This event is free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance to attend should contact Zoe B. Hughes (email address above).

Interstices of Organic, Inorganic, and Cosmic Worlds: Fall 2017 Schedule

Sept. 26.     Orienting Discussion: “Primitivism: Anarchy, Politics, and the State of Nature,” Mick Smith (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Queen’s University)

Oct. 3.     “Nonhuman Footnotes to A General Theory of Visual Culture: The Aesthetic Work of Bowerbirds, Brittlestars, and Japanese Pufferfish,” Luke Fidler (Art History, University of Chicago)

Oct. 17.     “Albion Mill and the 18th-Century London Geography of Revolt: Coal, Steam, and Architecture for the Anthropocene,” Jacob Henry Leveton (Art History, Northwestern)

Oct. 31.     “Feeling Is Believing: Disrupting Wilderness through Photography and Film,” Jessica Landau (Art History, University of Illinois)

Nov. 14.     “Setting Loose the Libido of the Puppet: Sophie Taeuber’s Critique of Psychoanalysis,” Marissa Fenley (English, University of Chicago)

Nov. 28.     “Cosmic Realism,” Kate Marshall (Associate Professor of English, Notre Dame)

N.B.: All meetings will take place 4:30-6 p.m. in Wieboldt 230 unless otherwise indicated. Wieboldt Hall is located at 1050 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. This event is free and open to the public. Persons with disabilities who may need assistance to attend should contact Zoe B. Hughes at zbhughes@uchicago.edu.

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