2005-2006

Programme for Summer 2006

Date      
Speaker 
 Topic
Friday 5 May Martin Gaughan 

Art Practice and Theory in Weimar Germany and the Soviet Union: materialist models?
Friday 19 May Barbara Engh
University of Leeds
'A sonorous figure has formed around you': Walter Benjamin's Acoustics
Friday 2 June
Natalie Fenton 
Goldsmiths' College
Mediating Solidarity: New Media and Mobilization
Friday 9 June Jutta Held 
University of Osnabrück
Titian's 'Flaying of Marsyas': An Analysis of the Analyses

Programme for Spring 2006

Date      
Speaker 
 Topic
Friday 
20 January
Sean Bonney
Birkbeck College, University of London
Negative Poetix: Reading Some Pages of Marx
Friday
17 February
David Mabb 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
Smash the Bourgeoisie! Victort to the Decorating Business! or David Morris in the Work of William Mabb
Friday 3 March
Les Levidow 
Open University
Efficiency as Capitalist Culture
Friday
17 March
Warren Carter
University College London
Politics and Ideology in Ben Shahn's Social Security Department Murals

Programme for Autumn 2005

Date     
Speaker
 Topic
Friday
14 October
Barnaby Haran
University College London
From the New World to the Underworld: e.e.cummings' 'eimi: a journal of Soviet Russia'
Friday
28 October
Keston Sutherland
University of Sussex
Anal Aesthetics: Reflections on Passive Enjoyment
Friday 11 November
Greg Sholette
New York artist and activist
Interventionist Art in the Age of Enterprise Culture
Friday
9 December
Andy Fisher
Slade School of Fine Art
Merleau-Ponty's Lukács and Current Photographic Theory