Floor 3, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater
This event has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon.
The Critical Studies Symposium is an evening-long event during which each of the six participants from this year’s Whitney Independent Study Critical Studies Program presents a short paper on their current research. Two discussants respond to these papers.
Introduction by Cassandra Guan, Visiting Assistant Professor in Science, Technology and Society, Brown University and Faculty at Whitney Independent Study Program
Session I | 5–7 pm
Discussant: Soyoung Yoon, Assistant Professor of Art History & Visual Studies, The New School
David Borgonjon: Wood Silk Cut Screen: Mediation and Realism in the Cold War Print
Erich Kessel: Black Memes and the Mediation of Capitalist Sociality
Sumeja Tulić: The Man Under My Father’s Bed
Intermission | 7–7:30 pm
Session II | 7:30–9:30 pm
Discussant: Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Professor of Art, Film, and Visual Studies, and of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
Canada Choate: The Last Stitch: Colette Performs the Feminine
Darla Migan: The Criticism of Contemporary Painting as Immanent Critique
Emma Roberts: There-And-Then: Watching Leigh Ledare’s “The Task”
This event will take place both in person and online.
This program is free but registration is required. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
This event will be livestreamed on YouTube.
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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Face coverings are required to attend this event. All attendees ages two and older must wear face coverings that cover the nose and mouth.
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