365 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10016

This one-day conference brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to discuss the power of affect in cultural experience. Participants include Ruth Leys (Professor of the Humanities, Johns Hopkins, author of From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After and Trauma: A Genealogy); Vincent Crapanzano (Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, CUNY, author of Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire and Imaginative Horizons); Matthew Buckley (Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University, author of Tragedy Walks the Streets: The French Revolution and the Making of Modern Drama); David Collings (Professor of English, Bowdoin College, author of Monstrous Society: Reciprocity, Discipline and the Political Uncanny) and Eugene Thacker (Associate Professor of Media Studies, The New School for Social Research, author of After Life).

Official Website: http://www.centerforthehumanitiesgc.org/conferences

Added by Center for the Humanities on March 30, 2011