Newsletter Fall 2015

Stay up to date with out Fall 2015 newsletter! Check it out and learn about the following; Interview with Dr. John Rajchman, Spannocchia Residency, A History of Courage Spannocchia Residency and so much more!

Interview with Dr. John Rajchman

Interview Conducted by Taliesin Thomas, Cohort ’13, IDSVA Newsletter Editor

John Rajchman is an esteemed member of the IDSVA community and a venerable philosopher known for his work on seminal French thinkers. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his Ph.D. from Columbia University, where he has been teaching since 1990, offering courses in Theory and Criticism, 20th-century Art and Philosophy, and Contemporary Chinese Art. 

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Irfan Yavru: Art, Politics and Philosophy A Conversation in Two Parts Translators: Arda Saracan and Omer OU Uysal

By Yon Tande (né Whitney V. Hunter), Cohort ’13

The Istanbul residency offered me two very distinct experiences which perhaps represent Istanbul itself. The first days of the residency were dedicated to IDSVA activities. Visiting the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul Modern, and Bosphorus river, indulging in the culinary fancies of Istanbul and gaining a historical perspective on the city while simultaneously considering the resonances of Pamuk’s Istanbul. 

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