Leading experts in the ﬁeld of critical and cultural theory, media theory and sociology will discuss the impact of mass media on our daily lives, emotions, decisions and values, through a variety of perspectives. We aim to initiate an ongoing dialogue and your participation in this initial discussion is important.
OUR HUMANITY MATTERS and The New School will host this discussion on Thursday, October 18th at 2pm at The New School’s Lang Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd ﬂoor, NYC.
For more information please visit: http://ourhumanitymatters.com
Verena Conley, Ph.D., is currently a Long-Term Visiting Professor of Comparative Literature and of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. Her research interests are focused on Critical and Cultural Theory; Politics and Aesthetics; Ecology and Technology, Spatial Ecologies, Ecopolitics: The Environment in Poststructuralist Theory.
Douglas Kellner is George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education at UCLA and is author of books on social theory, politics, history, and culture, The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary Hollywood Film and work on Critical Theory and Modernity, Postmodernism, cultural studies such as Media Culture and Media Spectacle.
Barry Salmon, MA, is currently an Associate Professor at the New School for Public Engagement. He has taught courses on Film; Music; Culture; Foundations of Media Theory; Media, Sociology and SportSound and Space.
FREE EVENT, RSVP REQUIRED