2018

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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2018 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Salen, ZEB-bygget

Composers and musicians George Lewis and Rolf-Erik Nystrøm present the results from the two-day Ultima Festical workshop exploring how contemporary music can promote aesthetic diversity.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2018 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will discuss "gamification" - the impact of game-mechanics on a variety of social and cultural practices - by focusing on the experimental nature of videogames.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 2:15 PM5:00 PM, Aud 4 Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

The symposium will explore differing conceptions of love in the Western cultural context. Speakers are Simon May (Kings College, London) as well as Unn Falkeid and Christian Refsum (University of Oslo)

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Aud 5, Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this lecture, Aron Vinegar, professor at the Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, will explore the question of "holding forth" that emerged in Roland Barthes' late lecture courses at the Collège de France (1977-80)

Time and place: Jan. 19, 2018 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus

In this lecture, Michael Marder, Ikerbasque Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, will discuss the art and aesthetics of plant life. The lecture is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.