JACQUES RANCIERE DAY CONFERENCE
Wednesday 21st May 2008, 10.00 am
Centre for Research in Film and Audiovisual Cultures, Roehampton University, London
Keynote speaker: Professor Jacques Rancière
10.00 - 11.20
Paul Bowman (Roehampton University): Welcome & Introduction
Emiliano Battista (Leuven University): "The Wrong Man: Rancière on the Innocence of the Arts"
Mark Robson (Nottingham University): "The Call and the Fall: Rancière, Rossellini, Flaubert, Haneke"
11.40 - 13.00
Nico Baumbach (Duke University): "On Rancière and the Persistence of Film Theory"
Patricia MacCormack (Anglia Ruskin University): "The Ethics Imperative of Spectator Incommensurability"
Martin O'Shaughnessy (Nottingham Trent University): "Using Rancière to renew our understanding of political cinema"
14.00 - 15.00
Frederik le Roy & Kathleen Vandeputte (Ghent University): "Art equals politics. Jacques Rancière's aesthetics in between relational and sublime art"
Joseph J. Tanke (California College of the Arts): "The Twisted Logics of Modernity: the Philosophy and Anti-Philosophy of Art"
14.30 - 15.30
Nick Hewlett (Warwick University): "Politics is equality is democracy"
Richard Stamp (Bath Spa University): "Stupidity, in Theory - or: why reading Ranciere matters for cultural studies"
15.45 - 16.45
Ben Highmore (Sussex University): "Aesthetics From Below: From Proletarian Nights to the Distribution of the Sensible"
Jérôme Game (American University of Paris): "Jacques Rancière's aesthetics of the 'choc sensible' and its politics : the case of video-art and photography"
18.30: Keynote Speaker
For full details, see www.roehampton.ac.uk/researchcentres/crfac/events/index.html
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