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HOLE... swimming... floating... sinking... drowning: face down in Noir

HOLE... swimming... floating... sinking... drowning: face down in Noir
1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N
Time: Oct 28th, 2:00 pm End: Oct 28th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Sexual Diversity, Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Information, Faculty of, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Critical Theory, Communications, Cinema, Caribbean
Lecture by Dick Hebdidge, UC-Santa Barbara

The Centre for the Study of the United States and the Department of Art are pleased to present:

Dick Hebdige, UC-Santa Barbara
HOLE… swimming… floating… sinking… drowning: face down in "Noir"

Dick Hebdige is the current Director of the University of California Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, while holding a joint faculty appointment in the Department of Art and Film Studies. He has published extensively on popular culture, media and critical theory, and contemporary art, music, and design. Hebdige has been teaching in art schools since the mid-1970s, having served as the Dean of Critical Studies and the Director of the experimental writing program at CalArts, before going to UCSB. He is the author of three seminal books on art and popular culture: Subculture: The Meaning of Style, Cut'n'mix: Culture, Identity and Caribbean Music, and Hiding in the Light: On Images and Things. He received his Master of Arts degree from the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, England.

This event is free but registration is required.  To register, please click HERE

For further information, please contact the Centre for the Study of the United States at (416) 946-8972

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Dick Hebdige will also be giving a lecture titled "After Punk, After Love: From Malcolm McLaren to Takashi Murakami" at 10:00 a.m. on 28 October in Room 108N, North House, Munk Centre.

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