Denison Lecture on Visual Media
Date of Event: September 22, 2009
Posted: September 10, 2009
Nicholas Mirzoeff, professor of media, culture and communication at New York University, will speak on “Thinking Globally: Counterinsurgency, Climate Change, and Consumption of Culture,” at 4:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). In his lecture, Mirzoeff will examine the issue of “visual literacy” through media portrayals of climate change and the recent war in Iraq. The event is free and open to the public.
Mirzoeff has written books such as “Seinfeld: A Critical Study of the Series,” “Watching Babylon: the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture,” and “Bodyscape: Art, Modernity, and the Ideal Figure.”
The lecture is sponsored by the year-long Denison Campus Theme Series, “Consumption,” the Department of Art History and the Denison Museum.
CALENDER LISTING: Denison University, Granville—New York University Professor Nicholas Mirzoeff will lecture on “Thinking Globally: Counterinsurgency, Climate Change, and Consumption of Culture,” at 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Sept. 22, in the Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information contact 740-587-6206 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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