Masterclass Alison Landsberg (George Mason University, Fairfax VA, USA): ‘Representing the Past: Memory, Aesthetics, Politics’
This masterclass is part of the international conference “The Stage of War: Academic and Popular Representations of Large-Scale Conflicts” that will take place on 26-27 March 2020 in Rotterdam (attendance required, find the full programme here).
Dates & time
Symposium: 26-27 March 2020 (10:00-17:30)
Masterclass: 27 March 2020 (time tba)
Venue: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Campus, M-Building
Masterclass open to: PhD students and Research Master Students
Available places: 15.
Costs: None – the symposium fee is included. When you are admitted to this masterclass, you will automatically be registered for the conference. Please note: the conference dinner in Hotel New York on Thursday 26 March (€35,-) is excluded and can be booked separately by informing the Huizinga Institute.
Registration: register here. Registration deadline: 2 March 2020 – Unfortunately this event is fully booked – please contact the Huizinga office for a spot on the waiting list
The conference ‘The Stage of War’ focuses on academic and popular representations of war and other large-scale conflicts. Keynote speaker Alison Landsberg (George Mason University, Fairfax VA, USA) will build on her keynote lecture in the masterclass ‘Representing the Past: Memory, Aesthetics, Politics’.
The masterclass is organized by the Huizinga Institute i.c.w. Maria Grever and Siri Driessen, and is aimed at PhD candidates and Research Master Students. Participants will receive 1 ECTS after successful participation. Attending the symposium (both days) is a mandatory part of the masterclass.
A detailed programme will be made available soon, but registration is already possible.
Indication of preparatory literature:
Parts of/excerpts from:
- Walter Benjamin, On the Concept of History
- Alison Landsberg, Engaging the Past: Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge, Columbia University Press 2015
- Jacques Rancière, Politics of Aesthetics