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CALL FOR PAPERS - Potentials of Ecocriticism - AHCS Graduate Symposium

30 Nov 2018

Call for Papers - Potentials of Ecocriticism Art History and Communication Studies Graduate Symposium February 8-9, 2019 | Montréal, Québec Braddock and Irmscher (2009) define ecocriticism as a critical approach that “emphasizes issues of environmental interconnectedness, sustainability, and justice” in order to inflect the existing vocabularies, tropes and epistemologies of cultural interpretation.¹ ...

Speaker Series | Sharon Sliwinski "Other Ways of Seeing"

6 Dec 2018 16:00

In his late work, John Berger both returned to and expanded upon his signal ideas about the language of images, experimenting with what we might call “other ways of seeing.” Sometimes these experiments were political in nature—attempts to register how political crises can flatten the visual field, eroding our appetite for that dimension of the imaginary order that does not yield directly to sight....