Radars & Fences III: Borders, Affect, Space

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Date/Time: 12/03/2010 12:00 am

Radars & Fences III: Borders, Affect, Space
Event Time
Friday, March 12, 2010
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Institute for Public Knowledge
20, Cooper Square – 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
RSVP at http://www.nyu.edu/media.culture/events/event.html?e_id=2324
Web site: http://blogs.nyu.edu/blogs/md1445/rf/
A symposium with Ricardo Dominguez & Amy Carroll, Teddy Cruz, Helga Tawil
Souri, Laila el Haddad & Mushon Zer-Aviv.
Radars and Fences 2010 explores the production of the Israel/Palestine and
Mexico/US borders, examining how they engage affects, bodies, and spatial
scales. Despite their seemingly confounding specificities, Radars & Fences
wishes to open up a dialogue between these disciplinary boundaries and
across cultural and national borders in order to enable new terms of
practical and political engagement. By bringing together researchers and
practitioners from a plurality of backgrounds, Radars and Fences provides
a cross-disciplinary and experimental platform whereby researchers,
artists, journalists, and activists can negotiate new and critical
10:00 – 10:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Marita Sturken, Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, NYU
10:15 – 10:30 am Conference Overview
Scott Selberg, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Media, Culture, and
Communication, NYU
10:30 – 12:00 pm Presentations
Ricardo Dominguez & Amy Sara Carroll Electronic Disturbance
Theater/b.a.n.g lab. (Visual Arts, UCSD/CALIT2/University of Michigan).
“Transborder Immigrant Tool or Aesthetic Sustenance?: Off the Radar, On
the Fence.”
Laila El Haddad & Mushon Zer-Aviv, Palestinian journalist and Israeli
“You are not Here: A Tour of Gaza through the Streets of Tel Aviv.”
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch Break
1:15 – 2:45 pm Presentations
Teddy Cruz, Department of Visual Arts, UCSD.
Helga Tawil Souri, Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and
Communication, NYU. “Israeli Air Power.”
2:45 – 4:30 pm Long Table Discussion
Radars & Fences III is organized by Scott Selberg, Marco Deseriis, and
Hatim El-Hibri, doctoral students in Media, Culture, and Communication.
Co-sponsorship by: the NYU Council for Media & Culture, the Hemispheric
Institute, the Taub Center for Israel Studies, the Humanities Initiative
Grant-In-Aid, and the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication.