Fall 2013 Seminar Series: Remo Guidieri

Saturday, October 19, 2013, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Saturday, October 26, 2013, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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THE IRWIN S. CHANIN SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE OF THE COOPER UNION

Fall 2013 Seminar Series Presents


Rise and Fall of the Massified Aesthetics

Remo Guidieri, Professor of Anthropology and Aesthetics, Nanterre University, Paris; Ecoles des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Co-founder of Res: Journal of Anthropology and Aesthetics (Peabody Museum, Cambridge, Mass.)

Lectures located in room 315F

OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT COOPER UNION FACULTY/STUDENTS/STAFF

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.