IDSVA announces 2012 Summer Residency Visiting Faculty Lectures

IDSVA 2012 Summer Residency Visiting Faculty Lectures

IDSVA is especially proud to announce scholars and philosophers participating in the 2012 IDSVA Summer Residency Visiting Faculty Lectures.

Howard Caygill-– Berlin.  Howard Caygill is Professor of Cultural History, Paris 8. Professor Caygill is an internationally recognized scholar with a special interest in visual culture. His books include Walter Benjamin: The Colour of Experience, A Kant Dictionary, and Levinas and the Political. Professor Caygill will lecture on Kant, Hegel, and the shift from Neoclassicism to Romanticism.

Peggy Phelan—Spannocchia Castle, Tuscany.  Peggy Phelan is the The Ann O’Day Maples Professor in the Arts at Stanford University, where she teaches Drama and English. Selected publications include: Unmarked: the Politics of Performance, Mourning Sex: Performing Public Memories, and the “Survey” essay for Art and Feminism.

Sylvère Lotringer—Paris.  Sylvère Lotringer is Professor Emeritus of French literature and philosophy at Columbia University and Professor of Foreign Philosophy at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.  Known for his work as general editor of Semiotext(e) and Foreign Agents, Professor Lotringer is a literary critic and cultural theorist.

Paul Armstrong— Brown University, Providence, RI. Paul Armstrong, former dean of Brown University, has designed a new methods course for third-year students, which he will be teaching at this summer’s Brown residency.