March 13, 2015

Online info session with Ewa Ziarek

Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA)
Pan Gongkai, Melt (潘公凯:融), 2011. Video installation. Chinese Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale 2011. Photo courtesy of IDSVA.

Please join IDSVA Visiting Faculty and world leading critic and thinker Ewa Ziarek for a 25-minute interview with IDSVA student Michelle Perkins on Thursday, March 26 at 5:30pm EST. Polish scholar Ewa Ziarek is Julian Park Professor of Comparative Literature and Founder and Director of Humanities Institute, SUNY Buffalo. Books include An Ethics of Dissensus and Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism. To be followed by a Q&A on the IDSVA PhD in philosophy and art theory.

Please note: Two seats remain available for 2015 May admission, which begins in residency at Spannocchia Castle, Tuscany, and includes fieldwork in Siena and Florence and a residency intensive at the Venice Biennale. Contact Molly Davis at [email protected] or visit our admissions page for more information.


IDSVA: The world-class low-residency PhD in theory & philosophy for artists and creative thinkers.

Residency sites: Rome, Spannocchia Castle, Siena, Florence, Berlin, Venice (the Biennale); Paris, New York City, Istanbul, Brown University

Visiting faculty & special lectures: Alfredo Jaar, Stephen Greenblatt, Julie Mehretu, James Elkins, Bill Brown, Jacqueline Rose, Howard Caygill, Peggy Phelan, Fred Wilson, Hal Foster, Sylvère Lotringer, Susan Stewart, David Driskell, Ewa Ziarek, Paul Armstrong, Holly Block, John Rajchman, Étienne Balibar, etc.

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