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Reading Matters Conference: Presentations I

November 30, 2018 · 9:30 am EST · Betts Auditorium

Department of Comparative Literature, School of Architecture

“Reading Matters” is a three-day conference at Princeton University that calls on an interdisciplinary group of distinguished scholars to respond to contemporary, political problems in their many social, textual, material, and embodied manifestations, and through considering reading as a collaborative, engaged and generative practice. In reflecting on why and how reading matters, participants will consider the influence of new media and the digital humanities on reading, and the viable encounters between the humanities, the creative and applied arts, and the natural sciences.

 

The second day begins at 9:30 AM, with presentations by Karen Barad (UC Santa Cruz), Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins), Eduardo Cadava (Princeton University), Raviv Ganchrow (University of the Arts, The Hague), and Stefan Helmreich (MIT).

 

This event is free and open to the public. As space is limited, however, we recommend registering at https://readingmatters.princeton.edu/registration to secure your spot.

 

For conference schedule, see full event details.

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