In the category “wish I had been there”:
The “Arts of Transmission” is an interdisciplinary conference, in conjunction with a special issue of Critical Inquiry, that calls together experts from a range of fields to examine relationships among ideas and cultures of communication, past and present. This discussion conference takes (took) place on Friday and Saturday, May 21-22 in the Swift Hall 3rd Floor Lecture Room at 1025 East 58th Street on the University of Chicago campus.
Participants include Ann Blair, Roger Chartier, Lorraine Daston, Elena Esposito, Peter Galison, John Guillory, Friedrich Kittler, Alan Liu, David and Judith MacDougall, Gregory Nagy, Mary Poovey, and Janice Radway. Conference panels address these topics: Forms and Media, Writing and Memory, Universal Languages, Institutions and Impediments, and Transmitting Arts.
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