27 January 2013

Local Event: John Tagg at RIT

This should be very interesting . . .

RIT College of Liberal Arts 
William A. Kern Lecture Series

Discipline and Protest: Thinking Photography after Foucault

John Tagg*
Professor of Art History and
Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
The lecture looks at the emergence of photo theory and new kinds of theoretically informed photographic practice in the 1970s, in a decade of social conflict and political activism in Britain when the impact of new social forces, new forms of theoretical writing and new forms of social mobilization changed the conception of the place of the political and put a new emphasis on "the politics of representation."
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 6:00 pm 
Carlson Auditorium (76-1125)
Free and Open to the Public ~ Contact information here
* John Tagg is Professor of Art History and Comparative Literature at Binghamton University. His books, which often focus on the relationship between photography and power, include The Burden of Representation: Essays of Photographies and Histories, Grounds of Dispute: Art History, Cultural Politics and the Discursive Field, and The Disciplinary Frame: Photographic Regimens and the Capture of Meaning.



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