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Terms of Media -- Atmospheres of the Global and their Techniques

Terms of Media -- Atmospheres of the Global and their Techniques
50 St. Joseph Street, Odette Hall Room 323
Time: Sep 17th, 2:00 pm End: Sep 17th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Information, Faculty of, German (FAS), Critical Theory, Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), 2000-, 1950-2000
Lecture by Stefan Rieger, Ruhr-University of Bochum

The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures is pleased to present:

Stefan Rieger, Ruhr-University of Bochum

Terms of Media--Atmospheres of the Global and their Techniques

Professor STEFAN RIEGER teaches media history at the Ruhr-University of Bochum. He was a member of the graduate program Theory of Literature at the University of Konstanz, where he continued his research as a member of the Special Research Cluster "Literature and Anthropology". Stefan Rieger has published widely on media theory and history, including books on early modern data processing (Speichern/Merken. Die k├╝nstlichen Intelligenzen des Barock, Munich 1997, based on his PhD dissertation) and on the relationship between media and anthropology. (Die Individualit├Ąt der Medien. Eine Geschichte der Wissenschaften vom Menschen, Frankfurt/M. 2001). Stefan Rieger was also the recipient of a prestigious DFG Heisenberg fellowship. In 2012/13, he was research fellow at the KuKo (Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolleg Konstanz).

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at (416) 926-2321.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies.


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