The AMSN and the University of Western Sydney are very proud to present the following four keynote speakers as part of the 2012 AMSN Symposium programme:
Professor Henry Sussman,
Visiting Professor, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Yale University; Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies Morphomata, University of Cologne. Proudly sponsored by Philosophy@UWS.
Title of presentation: “Theory on the Fly: Critical Synthesis Under Conditions of Material Pirating and Borrowed Time: Benjamin’s Passagen-Werk”
Professor Sascha Bru,
Professor of Literary Theory, K.U.Leuven; founder and executive committee member of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (EAM). Proudly supported by the School of Humanities and Languages, University of Western Sydney.
Title of presentation: “The Shock of the Now: The Sensual Experience of Time in the Modernist Avant-Gardes”
Associate Professor Jonathan Flatley,
Department of English, Wayne State University. Proudly sponsored by the Writing and Society Research Group, University of Western Sydney and the AMSN.
Title of presentation: “Liking, Likeness, and the Color-Line in Andy Warhol”
Professor Gail Jones,
Writing and Society Research Group, University of Western Sydney
Title of presentation: ‘”Growing small wings”: Walter Benjamin, Lola Ridge and the political affect of modernism’