Speculative Realism, Accelerationism and Aesthetics

On Friday March 27th, join us for a day-long conference organized by Art History Department students Sydney Stutterheim, Matilde Guidelli-Guidi, Jonathan Patkowski, and Professor David Joselit which will examine the implications of accelerationism and speculative realism for artistic and curatorial practice, as well as the opportunities and limitations of non-anthropocentric aesthetico-critical strategies.

A video stream of the conference will available here from 10AM-6PM and @HumanitiesGC will be live-tweeting w/ #speculateaccelerate!

10:00 – 10:15: Introduction
10:30 – 12:30: Presentations by Liam Considine, Yates McKee, and Sam Sackeroff
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch break
1:30 – 2:30: Moderated Conversation with Miguel Abreu and Margaret Lee
2:30 – 3:30: Moderated Conversation with Kerstin Brätsch, John Miller, and Anicka Yi
3:30 – 4:00: Afternoon break
4:00 – 5:00: Keynote Lecture I: Anselm Franke
5:00 – 6:00: Keynote Lecture II: Jane Bennett

Cosponsored by the PhD Program in Art History; The James Gallery; Doctoral Students Council; and The Speculate/Accelerate Seminar in the Humanities.

 Visit the Center for Humanities website for full details.