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William Phillips Lecture – Monday, February 25 at 6:00pm


Appearing in Public:  Media and the Politics of Showing

By: Daniel Dayan


Monday, February 25, 2013

Lecture 6:00–7:30 p.m., with a reception to follow

The New School

Theresa Lang Student and Community Center

Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor, New York City

Admission is free, but seating is limited.

To reserve a seat, email

Daniel Dayan is a professor of Media Theory at the Institut d’ Etudes Politiques in Paris. He has served on the faculties of several other European and American universities, including The New School for Social Research and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. In 2010, he received the ICA Fellows Award with co-author Elihu Katz for their book, Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History. He is currently writing a new book on media, information, and the notion of “monstration.”


As the editor of Partisan Review for more than 60 years, William Phillips discovered some of the foremost writers of his time. His unshackled mind and courage kept him in the forefront of the literary world until his death in September 2002.