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Dissonance and Dissidence: Counterpoints in Aesthetics and Politics

Dissonance and Dissidence: Counterpoints in Aesthetics and Politics
1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N
Time: May 12th, 2:00 pm End: May 13th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Music, Faculty of , German (FAS), Ethics, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), Architecture, Landscape, Design

The Northrop Frye Centre, The Department of Philosophy, the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies, and the Munk School of Global Affairs are pleased to present:

Dissonance and Dissidence: Counterpoints in Aesthetics and Politics

Tuesday May 12, 2015

  • 2:00 Opening Remarks
  • 2:10 Lambert Zuidervaart, University of Toronto: Creating a Disturbance: Art, Social Ethics, and Relational Autonomy
  • 3:10 Lydia Goehr, Columbia University: Music De-Tuned and Works Dis-Composed
  • 4:10 Espen Hammer, Temple University: Happiness and Pleasure in Adorno's Aesthetics
  • 5:10 David Suchoff, Colby College: Dissonant Lineages: Beckett, Blanchot, Kafka, Rosenzweig


Wednesday May 13, 2015

  • 10:10 Martin Morris, Wilfried Laurier University: Negative Dialectics and Popular Music
  • 11:10 Sherry Lee, University of Toronto: Dissonant Opera, Dissident Fragments
  • 12:10 Rebecca Comay, University of Toronto: Disappearance and Dissonance in Contemporary Sculpture (Doris Salcedo)
  • 1:00 Lunch Break
  • 2:10 Asaf Angermann, University of Toronto: The Ghosts of Normativity: On Law, Form, and the Law of Form
  • 3:10 Willi Goetschel, University of Toronto: Heine’s Aesthetics of Dissonance
  • 4:10 Open Round Table Discussion

This event is sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

This event is free and open to all, but registration is required.  To register, please click HERE.

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