Whitney ISP Critical Studies Symposium

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Date/Time: 26/05/2005 12:00 am

Critical Studies Program Symposium
Thursday, May 26, 2005 6 pm
Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture
A symposium featuring the 2004–05 Helena Rubinstein Critical Studies Fellows of the Independent Study Program
Session I
6 – 8 pm
Session II
8:30 – 10 pm
Kristen Oehlrich
Prosthetic Aesthetics: The Construction of Dada Subjectivity
Yates Yeadon McKee
Disagreeable Objects:
Ethical Impassability in
Alia Hasan-Khan’s “Gift”
Sophie Hamacher
On Walter Benjamin’s Thirteen Theses against Snobs
Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, professor of art history, Columbia University
Emily Speers Mears
Cultivating a Terrain Vague in
Derek Jarman’s “The Last of England”
Roberto Kutcher-Díaz
Fascination and Holography: Disarticulations of the New
Helena Rose Winston
A Reexamination of Growth and Form: The Continuing Critique of (Some) Biological Science-Art
Emily Apter, professor of French, New York University
The symposium will begin at 6 pm and conclude at 10 pm. Intermission at 8 pm.
Admission is free; seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
Kaufman Astoria Studios Film &
Video Gallery, Floor 2