Appel à communication: « Death : the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life »

LUCAS Graduate Conference 2013

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Joanna Woodall, Courtauld Institute of Art, United Kingdom

Professor Rosi Braidotti, University of Utrecht, Netherlands

The Conference

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history, politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the world. In the modern age, conceptions of death have continued to shift and evolve, yet our perceptions are still fueled by an instinctive fear of the end of life.

In recent decades, we have rebelled against the threat of death by inventing new technologies and medicines that have drastically increased our life expectancy—diseases and disabilities are gradually disappearing. Some . . . → En lire plus