STUDENT LECTURE SERIES: Christoph Linder
Friday, October 7, 2011, 6 - 7pm
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GLOBAL CITIES AND AESTHETIC VIOLENCE
Lecture by Christoph Linder
FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 6:00PM in 315F
Christoph Lindner is Professor of English Literature and Director of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. He is also a Research Affiliate at the University of London Institute in Paris and the founding Director of the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis. His books include Globalization, Violence, and the Visual Culture of Cities (Routledge 2010) and Urban Space and Cityscapes (Routledge 2006), as well as the forthcoming volume on urban counter-culture Paris-Amsterdam Underground.
This talk will look at architecture, urban design, and photography to consider how contemporary cultural/visual practices engage with (and produce) aesthetic violence in global cities ranging from London and Paris to New York and Sao Paulo.
Lecture sponsored in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Cooper Union.
Open only to students, faculty and staff of The Cooper Union.