Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: Paul Beatriz Preciado
Monday, April 20, 2015 6:30 - 8:00pm
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Paul B. Preciado, a philosopher, queer activist and leading thinker in the study of gender and sexual politics delivers a free, public lecture titled, "THE SOMATOPOLITICAL REVOLUTION TO COME," as part of the Interdisciplinary Lecture series.
Paul B. Preciado is Head of Research, and Director of the Independent Studies Program (PEI) at MACBA (Barcelona), and Visiting Professor at New York University and Princeton University. He is author of Contra-Sexual Manifesto (acclaimed as “the red book of queer theory”), Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs and Biopolitics, and Pornotopia: Architecture and Sexuality in Playboy During the Cold War.
This spring The Cooper Union School of Art presents a series of lectures reflecting a broad range of contemporary art issues. Speakers include artists, writers, and thinkers currently engaged in a variety of practices. The emphasis is on interdisciplinary approaches, presenting new voices, international perspectives and scholarship across multiple fields. The series constitutes a lively forum for the exchange of ideas between practitioners, students, faculty and the public.
The Spring 2015 IDL series is part of the Robert Lehman Visiting Artist Program.
We are grateful for major funding support from the Robert Lehman Foundation.
Located in the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, at 41 Cooper Square (on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets)