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Circumstantial Details (Birds, for Instance), Realism, and Environing Media

When: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Arts Two Lecture Theatre, 335 Mile End Road, Mile End Campus, London, E1 4FQ

Please join us at the lecture of Professor John Durham Peters (Yale University), IHSS Distinguished Visiting Fellow

About the speaker 

Professor John Durham Peters is María Rosa is Menocal Professor of English and Professor of Film and Media Studies at Yale and is the author of Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication (1999), Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and Liberal Tradition (2005), The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media (2015), and Promiscuous Knowledge: Information, Image, and Other Truth Games in History (2020), co-authored with the late Kenneth Cmiel. He taught for thirty years at the University of Iowa before moving to Yale, and he has held visiting fellowships in England, Finland, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, and Norway. He loves several languages, even if that love is not fully requited. For more info please go to his profile on Yale University website.

This event is a part of Professor John Durham Peters IHSS Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.

All are welcome but advance registration is required.

Please contact Professor Matt Rubery via email with any questions. 

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