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Whitney Independent Study Program: Critical Studies Symposium

Fri, May 18, 2018
5–9:30 pm

Floor 3, Theater

The 2018 Critical Studies Symposium is an evening-long program in which each of the six participants from the Whitney Independent Study Critical Studies Program presents a short paper on their current research. Two discussants respond to these papers.

Session I
5-7 pm
Discussant: Carrie Lambert-Beatty

Amelia Ames
La Peinture N'Existe Pas: Jutta Koether, Towards a Feminist Theory of Painting

Lauren Young
In, Around and Outside the Apartment (On Moyra Davey)

Joseph P. Henry
Empathy from Cacti to Brecht

Session II
7:30–9:30 pm
Discussant: Jennifer González

Kavita S. Kulkarni
Sunday Tea Parties & House Epistemologies: Marking an Ethics of Care in Underground Topologies of Pleasure

Alia Al-Sabi
Palestine as Crime Scene: Forensic Architecture and the Politics of Evidence

Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco
A Pathological Baroque: Optical Deformation in José Val del Omar’s Fuego en Castilla (1961)

The event is free. Registration is required.  For ticketing issues, please email

The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.

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