Spring 2024

Dana-Palmer 102

Thursday

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm

CompLit 274: Politics of Aesthetics: New Materialisms and Environmental Humanities

Verena Conley

Examines and compares the relation between politics and aesthetics from the point of view of new materialisms and environmental humanities in major critical works by Deleuze, Guattari,  Latour, Stengers, Manning, Massumi, Bennett, Hansen, Parikka, Haraway, Barad, Tsing and others. Focuses on texts of the last two decades that link a politics of aesthetics to a reassessment of the relation between subject and object, event, immanence, matter, affect, sensation and the construction of world(s), fictional and filmic works. Critical texts will be paired with fiction and film.

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