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Keynote by Cecilia Sjöholm with Response by Anna Parkinson

When: Thursday, May 19, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central

Where: Regenstein Hall of Music, Master Class Room, 60 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Concert Management Office   (847) 467-4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Co-Sponsor: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Fine Arts


Part of "Everything was designed to make us sound": Hannah Arendt and Aesthetic Judgement

Professor of Aesthetics at Södertörn University in Stockholm, Cecilia Sjöjholm holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Stockholm University and a PhD in Philosophy from Radboud University, Holland. Her books include Doing Aesthetics with Arendt: How to See Things (Columbia University Press, 2015), Kristeva and the Political (Routledge, 2005), and The Antigone Complex: Ethics and the Invention of Feminine Desire (Stanford University Press, 2004). Anna Parkinson is associate professor of German at Northwestern University. Her first book, An Emotional State: The Politics of Emotion in Postwar West German Culture (University of Michigan Press, 2015), explores theories of affect and emotion in the postwar German context. Her teaching and research interests include 20th and 21st- century German literature and film, psychoanalytic and critical theory, gender and queer theory, affect theory and the history of emotions, literary theory, translation theory, genocide studies, urban studies, and transnational trauma studies. 

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