PROGRAMME FOR SUMMER TERM 2010
Friday 30 April
No End & No Beginning: Pop, Periodization, Problems c. 1989
Joshua Clover (University of California, Davis)
Symposium on Fredric Jameson
Matthew Beaumont (University College London), Gail Day (Leeds University), Nina Power (Roehampton University), and Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths)
Jameson’s latest book is Valences of the Dialectic; The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit is forthcoming.
Matthew Beaumont is the co-editor, with Gregory Dart, of Restless Cities, and interview
Terry Eagleton for The Task of the Critic: Terry Eagleton in Dialogue.
Alberto Toscano’s Fanaticism: On the Uses of an Idea will be published this summer.
Friday 28 May
Photography in May ‘68
Antigoni Memou (University of East London)
Friday 11 June
Marx, Hegel and the ‘Truth Claims’ of Critical Realist Photography: A Political-Aesthetic Reading of the initial chapters of Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
Simon Constantine ()
All seminars start at 5.30pm, and are held in the Wolfson Room (unless otherwise indicated) at the Institute of Historical Research in Senate House, Malet St, London. The seminar closes at 7.30pm and retires to the bar.