October 10, 2018

MA Aesthetics and Politics Program 2019 Theorist in Residence: Katherine Hayles

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

Photo: John D'Amico.

CalArts’ MA Aesthetics and Politics Program is pleased to announce that the renowned media scholar and literary critic Katherine Hayles will be its 2019 Theorist in Residence. Author of the seminal How We Became Posthuman, which has been hailed as "the key text which brought posthumanism to broad international attention," Katherine Hayles has been an influential voice in arts and media discourse for decades.

As part of her tenure as Theorist in Residence, Hayles will deliver two public lectures in late January, 2019:
January 23: "Human as Alien: From Frankenstein to Ex Machina and Annihilation
January 26: "Media and/as the Environment."

For times and venues, continue to check CalArts’ Theorist in Residence page.

About the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program
The MA Aesthetics and Politics Program offers a unique degree experience that encourages interrogations of the arts and politics in an expanded field. Students specialize in Critical Theory, Global Studies, or Media and Urban Studies.

For more information on the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program, including how to apply for fall 2019 admission to its new 2-year model, go to, or contact Seth Blake at sblake [​at​]

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