June 2011

Temporary Teaching Fellow in History of Photography, University of St Andrews

The School of History of Art at the University of St. Andrews is seeking to appoint a temporary Teaching Fellow with expertise in any area of the History of Photography to contribute to the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. You should have or be about to complete your Ph.D. and will have some teaching experience at university level. The post will be for 9 months from 5 September 2011 to 15 June 2012.
You will be required to teach two Honours modules and… Read More

Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and the Museum in the 21st Century Conference

Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and the Museum in the 21st Century Conference
Confirmed Plenary Speakers
Professor Angela Dalle Vacche (Professor of Film Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta)
Professor Laura U. Marks (Dena Wosk University Professor of Art and Culture Studies, Simon Fraser University)
Catherine Derosier-Pouchous (Head of Cultural Production, Louvre Museum, Paris)
Conference summary
Moving Image and Institution: Cinema and the Museum in… Read More

The Future University Conference

The Future University
Thursday, 30 June 2011 to Saturday, 2 July 2011
Location: Law Faculty, Sidwick Site, University of Cambridge
Conference convener
Professor Mary Jacobus (CRASSH, University of Cambridge)
Speakers:
Richard Sennett (NYU, LSE)
Bernard Stiegler (Philosophy, Centre Pompidou),
Sir Leszek Borysiewicz (Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge)
Mary Margaret McCabe (Philosophy, King’s College London)
Nicola Miller (History, UCL)
Don Randel (President, Mellon… Read More

The Hallucinatory Space of the Darkroom Esther Teichmann May 2011

The Hallucinatory Space of the Darkroom             Esther Teichmann  June 2011

above and below; Esther Teichmann,  Untitled from Mythologies, 2011

The darkroom gives birth to the material photograph within the space of a red night, within a space of liquid, altered temporality, an unstable space of inverted, luminous non-fixity; a feminine, maternal space. The darkroom is an enclosed space we enter, stepping from the light of day, from a linear temporality, into… Read More

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