What is a Screen?

Event Time
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:30pm to Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:30pm
Event Description

Please join us in the Yale University Art Gallery’s auditorium on February 15-17 for a series of talks by W.J.T. Mitchell, John Durham Peters, and Noam Elcott. These lectures are held in conjunction with the exhibition Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light.

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, 1:30pm: Screening Nature
W.J.T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English and History of Art, The University of Chicago
In conversation with Francesco Casetti, Thomas Donnelly Professor, Film and Media Studies, Yale University, Rudiger Campe, Professor, German Languages and Literature, and Craig Buckley, Assistant Professor, History of Art, Yale University

Thursday, February 16th, 2017, 1:30pm: Projection and Protection: On the Deep Optical and Ballistical Intersections of Screens
John Durham Peters, Professor, English and Film and Media Studies, Yale University
In conversation with Kathryn Lofton, Professor of Religious Studies, American Studies, History and Divinity, Yale University

Friday, February 17th, 2017, 1:30pm: Material. Human. Divine. Notes on the Vertical Screen
Noam Elcott, Associate Professor, Columbia University
In conversation with Keely Orgeman, Alice and Allan Kaplan Assistant Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, Yale University Art Gallery