Rancière: Aesthetics and the Question of Disciplinarity

August 31, 2017
Thursday, September 21, 2017 to Friday, September 22, 2017
Columbus Campus
Poster for Rancière Symposium. Includes black and white photo of Jacques Rancière, program information.

Co-sponsored by the departments of Spanish and Portuguese, Comparative Studies, Film Stuides, and English. 

Jacques Rancière is a French philosopher, Professor of Philosophy at European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris VIII: Vincennes -Saint-Denis. He is one of the most read and influential philosophers writing today. Rancière has published many works dealing with concepts including theories of democracy, disagreement, and visual aesthetics. More recently he has written on the topic of human rights and the role of international human rights organizations. Famous works include Le philosophe et ses pauvres (The Philosopher and His Poor, 1983), The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation (1987, tr. 1991), and The Nights of Labor: The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France (1989). 

September 21, 2017: "The Edge of Fiction" -Jacques Rancière, Havens Lecture, 5:30pm-6:45pm University Hall 14

September 22, 2017: 

Morning Session 9:30am-12:00pm, Denney Hall 206, Giuseppina Mecchia, David Bell

Afternoon Session 2:00pm-5:00pm, Hayes Hall 24, Marina van Zuylen, Suzanne Guerlac

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