UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, October 04

The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe

Stephen M. Kellen Lecture 

In this lecture, Nobel-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz offers insights and arguments from his latest book, The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe (Norton, 2016; German release as Europa spart sich kaputt, published by Siedler in September 2016). In 2010, the 2008 global financial crisis had morphed into the “Eurocrisis.” Since then, some countries have remained in an economic depression, while the governing powers of the Eurozone have careened from emergency to emergency, most notably in Greece. »

Tuesday, October 11

The Close-Up: Cinematic Scale and the Negotiation of Space

Anna-Maria Kellen Lecture 

In this lecture, Mary Ann Doane examines the concept of scale and its increasing centrality to analysis of the work of the image in contemporary culture. Scale is a concept that crosses disciplines; it is a crucial construct in geography, art history, cartography, and music, among other practices and disciplines. »