Conference: Regimes of Visibility

Apr 12, 2019, 9:00 am5:00 pm
Event Description

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Regimes of Visibility
A workshop in partnership with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Keynote 9:00-11:00 AM
Danilyn Rutherford (Wenner-Gren Foundation)
“Becoming an Operating System: Technology and Invisibility in a Disability World”

Discussant: Andrew Alan Johnson

Coffee 11:00-11:15 AM

Panel 1: Epoch 11:15-12:30PM
Daena Funahashi (Aarhus University / University of California-Berkeley)
“The Enigma of Exhaustion”

Discussant: Danilyn Rutherford

Xenia Cherkaev (Harvard University)
“The Invisibly Soviet Hedgehog”

Discussant: Guido Sprenger

Lunch 12:30-1:30 PM

Panel 2: Ontology 1:30-3:00 PM
Andrew Alan Johnson (Princeton University)
“Through a Glass, Darkly: Weird Presences in Dreams and Hydropower Projects”

Discussant: Susan Lepselter

Guido Sprenger (Heidelberg University)
“Signatures of Shape: Rendering the invisible visible in Southeast Asian Animism”

Discussant: Daena Funahashi


Panel 3: Presences 3:15-4:30
Susan Lepselter (University of Indiana)
“Towards a Poetics of Lost Time”

Discussant: Nomi Stone

Benjamin Baumann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
“Phantom Walls and their Numinous Inhabitants: Invisible Manifestations of an Animist Ontology in Thailand's Lower Northeast”

In partnership with Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany)