September 4, 2019

WHAP! lecture series

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

CalArts Expo 2019. Photo: Rafael Hernandez.

WHAP! stands for the West Hollywood Aesthetics and Politics lecture series. Launched in the fall of 2011, the series is co-hosted by CalArts’ MA Aesthetics and Politics Program and the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division (@WeHoArts). The year-long line-up ranges from political debates to film screenings and performances, as well as conversations about art, architecture, and philosophy. The Fall 2019 series is convened by Andrew Culp. All lectures begin at 7:30pm, and are free and open to the public. Parking is validated for the adjacent West Hollywood parking structure.

September 27
Presentations by recent Aesthetics and Politics Graduates

October 18
A lecture and discussion with Nandita Biswas Mellamphy and Dan Mellamphy, Western University

October 25
A lecture and discussion with Sarah Roberts, UCLA and the Center for the Critical Study of the Internet

November 22
A lecture and discussion with Dominic Pettman, The New School

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 and work closely with program faculty and visiting theorists.

Contact Seth Blake at sblake [​at​] or T 661 253 7716 to schedule a class visit today.

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