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Rethinking the Human, the Humanities & the Legacy of German Media Theory
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm

[Multiple locations]

Kittler and the Human(ities): Re-thinking the Human, the Humanities, and the Legacy of German Media Theory (March 28-29, 2019)

This event is possible through co-sponsorship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the following programs and partners at the University of Pennsylvania: The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, The Program in Comparative Literature, The Department of English, Cinema and Media Studies, The History of Art Department, The Price Lab for Digital Humanities, The Wolf Humanities Forum, The School of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA).

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March 28

4:00PM-5:00PM | Lea Library, Van Pelt Dietrich Library

5:00PM-7:30PM | Max Kade Center
Opening Remarks
Bryan Norton (University of Pennsylvania)

Panel: Kittler and His Legacy
Sean Franzel (university of Missouri)
Mark Hansen (Duke University)
Antje Pfannkuchen (Dickinson College)



March 29

10:30AM-1:00PM | Class of '55 Seminar Room, Van Pelt Dietrich Library
Graduate Seminar: Kittler in Context

1:30PM-3:30PM | Max Kade Center
Geoffrey Winthrop-Young (University of British Columbia)

Closing Remarks
Margaret Strair (University of Pennsylvania)