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Creative Arts Forum | Karen Barad

Summary

Arts Forum is a public program of the School of Creative Arts

Start Date

20th Sep 2018 5:30pm

End Date

20th Sep 2018 6:30pm

Venue

Dechaineux Lecture Theatre

RSVP / Contact Information

All current students and members of the public are welcome


Concrete dome on Runit Island ( Republic of the Marshal Islands) constructed between 1977 and 1980, legacy of years of US nuclear testing


After the End of the World: Transmutation of the Elements, Radioactive Refugeeism, and Alchemical Wanderings

Karen Barad is Professor of Feminist Studies, Philosophy, and History of Consciousness at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Barad's Ph.D. is in theoretical particle physics and quantum field theory. Barad held a tenured appointment in a physics department before moving into more interdisciplinary spaces. Barad is the author of Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (Duke University Press, 2007) and numerous articles in the fields of physics, philosophy, science studies, deconstruction, poststructuralist theory, and feminist theory. Their research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Hughes Foundation, the Irvine Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Barad is the Director of Teaching of the Science & Justice Research Center at UCSC. They also hold an appointment at the European Graduate School, have received an honorary doctorate in the Arts from Gothenburg University, and are currently visiting Australia on a Fulbright Fellowship.

  • 5.30 -6.30pm
    Dechaineux Lecture Theatre
    School of Creative Arts

A Workshop will follow on Friday 21 September at SOCA 2-5 pm. For info and registration please email ana.serrano@utas.edu.au

Image Credit: Concrete dome on Runit Island ( Republic of the Marshal Islands) constructed between 1977 and 1980, legacy of years of US nuclear testing


Arts Forum is a weekly series of free public lectures held at the School of Creative Arts, Hunter Street Campus, during the semester. The series provides a unique opportunity to hear local, national and international visiting artists, scholars and presenters from diverse sectors of the Creative Arts discuss their area of professional practice. All current students, prospective students, and members of the public are welcome.