Romantic Transdisciplinarity: Art and the New

 

                                        


Event Date 8 – 9 May 2013

Room 22/26
Senate House
University of London
London WC1E 7HU

Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy

Presents:

‘Romantic Transdisciplinarity: Art and the New’ Conference

2011–2013 (AHRC 914469)

This conference is dedicated to discussion of the transdisciplinary legacies of early German Romanticism in contemporary theory and practice in the arts and humanities, with particular reference to the construction of the concepts ‘art’ and ‘the new’. Themes to be discussed include: Romanticism and disciplinarity; aesthetics as a transdisciplinary field; transdisciplinary constructions of art, nature and the new; medium, media and transmedia as transdisciplinary concepts.

The conference is in collaboration with the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Programme:

Wednesday 8 May 2013

Introduction to the day by Peter Osborne (CRMEP, Kingston University)

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Howard Caygill (CRMEP, Kingston University) – The Fate of the “Beautiful Sciences”

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Olivier Schefer (Aesthetics, Sorbonne, University of Paris 1) – Incompleteness, Reversibility and Fragmentary Montage: On Contemporary Romanticism

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Gertrud Koch (Film Studies, Free University Berlin) – The Oldest System Programme of German Idealism and the Newest Film Theories

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Hito Steyerl (artist, Berlin) – A Presentation of the Film, Adorno’s Grey

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Thursday 9 May 2013

Introduction to the day by Éric Alliez (CRMEP, Kingston University)

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Boris Groys (Russian and Slavic Studies, New York University) – Searching for the True Self

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Claude Imbert (Philosophy, ENS, Paris) – Romanticism Abroad and French Modernism

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David Cunningham (English, University of Westminister) – Genre without Genre: Romanticism, the Novel and the New

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Peter Weibel (ZKM, Karlsruhe) – In the Name of the New: Romanticism – The Artist as Monarch

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