Mél Hogan: Emergent Technologies in Art and Archiving

Dec. 17, 2012

May 6th – 11:30 AM; ATLAS 311 (The Brakhage Center)

Dr. Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin

Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin: “Performing the Archive”

Dec. 7, 2012

Dr. Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin (known as “Dr. Amma”) practices and studies the intersections of academic history and performance (i.e. theatre, film, and television). Her research interests center on the African Diaspora, particularly the impact of the transatlantic slave trade in her homeland of Ghana, and how performance mediates the...


Paul Gordon: “Listening/Hearing in Heidegger, Derrida and Nancy”

Dec. 3, 2012

“My talk will be on a fundamental shift from ontology to “otology” a propos the notion of genuine hearing/listening, in Heidegger and his “friends,” Kaja Silverman, Derrida and Nancy.” – Paul Gordon Paul Gordan has taught at the University of Colorado since shortly after receiving his Ph.D. from the Department...


Reece Auguiste: “Memory and Archive”

Nov. 5, 2012

During his lecture, Auguiste outlined numerous ways of thinking about the archive: an as object of critical inquiry; as the embodiment of historical events; as the formation of discourses; as epistemological foundation of the archive as repository for memory; and, as a negotiation between institutional power and agency. His particular...


Kirk Ambrose: “Authenticity”

Oct. 1, 2012

Kirk Ambrose is associate professor and chair of the department of Art and Art History. In addition to many articles and book chapters, he is author of The Nave Sculpture of Vézelay: The Art of Monastic Viewing (2006) and co-editor of Current Directions of Romanesque Sculpture Studies (2010). He has...