Koepnick delivers lecture, "On the Art of Contemporary Slowness"

Part of the The Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellows Lecture & Workshop Series

Lutz Koepnick
Professor of German, Film and Media Studies, and Comparative Literature
Washington University in St. Louis

On the Art of Contemporary Slowness

Tuesday, January 25th, 4 p.m.
Women’s Building, Formal Lounge

Lutz Koepnick has written widely on German film, visual culture, and literature, on media arts and aesthetics, and on critical theory and cultural politics. Book publications include Framing Attention: Windows on Modern German Culture (2007); The Dark Mirror: German Cinema between Hitler and Hollywood (2002); Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Power (1999); and Nothungs Modernität: Wagners Ring und die Poesie der Politik im neunzehnten Jahrhundert (1994). Co-edited or co-authored volumes include After the Digital Divide? German Aesthetic Theory in the Age of New Media (2009); Window | Interface (2007); The Cosmopolitan Screen: German Cinema and the Global Imaginary, 1945 to the Present (2007); Caught by Politics: Hitler Exiles and American Visual Culture (2007); and Sound Matters: Essays on the Acoustics of German Culture (2004).

The event is free and open to the public.
Please call the Center at 314-935-5576 or email cenhum@wustl.edu to

reserve a seat and receive a free parking sticker. Refreshments will be provided.