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May 2008, Week 3


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Michael Witt <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 15 May 2008 17:32:28 +0100
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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

Jacques Rancière


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