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Announcing the Spring 2018 GIDEST Seminars

Announcing the Spring 2018 GIDEST Seminars

Please join us for this semester’s GIDEST seminars. All events take place on Fridays, 12-1.30pm, in the GIDEST Lab, Room 411 in the University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue. Sessions are devoted to discussion of pre-circulated materials that can be downloaded one week in advance of the seminar from

February 2
Mia Charlene White, Interdisciplinary geographer/Urbanist, The New School for Public Engagement
A Black Spatial Theory of LoveFebruary 16
Alexander Galloway, Media theorist, NYU
Media and Materiality

March 9
Jeanine OlesonArtist, Parsons School of Design
Conduct Matters

March 16
George E. Lewis, Composer/Performer/Theorist, Columbia University
New Music, New Subjects: The Situation of a Creole

March 30
Margot Bouman, Visual/Cultural theorist, Parsons School of Design
1968-1988: Avant-garde Television, Postmodernism, and the Event

April 13
Joan Jonas, Artist
From the Imaginary to the Real

April 20
N.K. JemisinWriter
Sentient Rock People, Social Realism, and You

April 27
Okwui Okpokwasili, Writer/Performer/Choreographer
The Unruly Body: Performance, Energetic Transmission, and Becoming Undone

May 11
Virag MolnarSociologist, The New School for Social Research
Fashioning the Nation in the Age of Populism

We look forward to seeing you!
For a full list of our upcoming seminars and other events, please visit

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