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Mengele's Skull: Human Rights and Forensic Aesthetics

Mengele's Skull: Human Rights and Forensic Aesthetics
Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 208N
Time: Nov 11th, 12:00 pm End: Nov 11th, 2:00 pm
Interest Categories: United States Studies, Science/Technology, Religion, Study of (FAS), Psychoanalytic, Political Science, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Law, Faculty of , Jewish Studies, Information, Faculty of, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Diaspora/Transnational, Critical Theory, Criminology, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950
Lecture by Thomas Keenan, Bard College

The Munk School of Global Affairs is pleased to present:

Thomas Keenan

Mengele's Skull: Human Rights and Forensic Aesthetics

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Thomas Keenan teaches literary and political theory, media and conflict, literature, and human rights at Bard College, New York, where he is Associate Professor of Ccomparative Literature and Director of the Human Rights Project.  He is the author of Fables of Responsibility: Aberrations and Predicaments in Ethics and Politics (1997), and co-editor of Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics (Fordham 2010), New Media, Old Media (Routledge 2005), The End(s) of the Museum (Fundació Antoni Tàpies 1996), Responses: on Paul de Man's Wartime journalism (Nebraska 1989), and Paul de Man, Wartime Journalism (Nebraska 1988). Dr. Keenan has published widely with articles in PMLA, The New York Times, Wired, Aperture, Bidoun, and Political Theory, amongst many others. He has also served on the boards of WITNESS, the Soros Documentary Fund, and The Journal of Human Rights.
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