10am to 5.30pm
Questions to be addressed include but are not limited to:
· What constitutes a new materialist methodology?
· How does new materialist thought add new dimensions to: biopolitics, gender, race, global political economy?
· To what extent is new materialism a development of Marxist concerns? In what way does new materialism develop traditional leftist thought in such a way that it is more inclusive?
· To what degree is new materialism a critique of representation?
· What role do digital technologies play in new materialism?
· What contribution can new materialism make to discussions around affect, capital, embodiment, inter/transdisciplinarity, practice-based research and pedagogy?
Organised by Kingston University in collaboration with MRes Art Theory and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins and Dr Phoebe Moore (Middlesex University London)
Speakers include: Phoebe Moore, Felicity Colman, Tiina Vaittinen and Rebecca Coleman
Dr Helen Palmer is a writer and lecturer at Kingston University, London. She is the author of Deleuze and Futurism: A Manifesto for Nonsense, and has recently published articles on diffractive pedagogies and feminist rewritings from a new materialist perspective. She is currently writing a book called Queer Defamiliarisation: A Reassessment of Estrangement, and she is also writing a novel called Pleasure Beach, which is a feminist rewriting of James Joyce's Ulysses.
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