Friday, May 16, 2008

Jacques Ranciere Day, Centre for Research in Film and Audiovisual Cultures, Roehampton University, May 21, 2008.

10.00 - 11.20
  • Paul Bowman (Roehampton University): Welcome & Introduction
  • Emiliano Battista (Leuven University): "The Wrong Man: Rancière on the Innocence of the Arts"
  • Mark Robson (Nottingham University): "The Call and the Fall: Rancière, Rossellini, Flaubert, Haneke"

11.40 - 13.00

  • Nico Baumbach (Duke University): "On Rancière and the Persistence of Film Theory"
  • Patricia MacCormack (Anglia Ruskin University): "The Ethics Imperative of Spectator Incommensurability"
  • Martin O'Shaughnessy (Nottingham Trent University): "Using Rancière to renew our understanding of political cinema"

14.00 - 15.00

  • Frederik le Roy & Kathleen Vandeputte (Ghent University): "Art equals politics. Jacques Rancière's aesthetics in between relational and sublime art"
  • Joseph J. Tanke (California College of the Arts): "The Twisted Logics of Modernity: the Philosophy and Anti-Philosophy of Art"

14.30 - 15.30

  • Nick Hewlett (Warwick University): "Politics is equality is democracy"
  • Richard Stamp (Bath Spa University): "Stupidity, in Theory - or: why reading Ranciere matters for cultural studies"

15.45 - 16.45

  • Ben Highmore (Sussex University): "Aesthetics From Below: From Proletarian Nights to the Distribution of the Sensible"
  • Jérôme Game (American University of Paris): "Jacques Rancière's aesthetics of the 'choc sensible' and its politics : the case of video-art and photography"


Keynote Speaker: Jacques Rancière For full details, see; For further information and to register, contact Dr Paul Bowman:

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