Upcoming events

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Spyros Papapetros (Princeton) will discuss how a ritual practice such as magic can inform the history as well as present-day techniques of art and architecture.

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2018 10:15 AM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Rom 418), IMK

The usual Media Aesthetics workshop will be expanded into a half-day seminar. The occasion is that we will be having two guest speakers: Our guest-PhD candidate Maja Bak Herrie from Aarhus University, and our new professor for Media Aesthetics Aud Sissel Hoel from NTNU.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blokk A

Welcome to the Infinite Image lecture series of the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. All talks are open to everybody.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

This symposium brings together prolific voices from the fields of psychosocial and psychoanalytic studies, offering in-depth analyses of digital media culture. Presentations range from inquiries into fragmented attention to deep play and video-games, from fantasies of masculinity in the ‘Incel’ movement to the psychical dimensions of public argument and the libidinal economy of corporate online platforms.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Glassburet (Room 418), IMK

Andreas Ervik: From anonymous trolling to mainstream politics: Electing a meme for president.