Talvekool 2012 “Gaze and Glance: Ways of Seeing in Culture”
Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts (GSCSA) and Centre of Excellence in Cultural Theory (CECT) invite you to participate in our second winter school titled “Gaze and Glance: Ways of Seeing in Culture” and held at Tallinn University, January 23 – 27, 2012.
Second Winter School of the Estonian Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts is approaching the topic from numerous angles, including more general epistemological and methodological aspects, as well as narrower ones related to the visual sense.
The programme of the Winter School consists of: 1) interdisciplinary lectures and discussions conducted by Estonian and guest lecturers; 2) student seminars where graduate participants present and discuss their own research; 3) student workshops outside the customary classroom environment.
The course is lead by scholars of diverse academic and cultural backgrounds, including:
Prof. W. J. T. Mitchell (University of Chicago)
Prof. Donald Sassoon (Queen Mary College, University of London)
Prof. Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London)
Dr. Martin Schulz (Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und Medientheorie, Karlsruhe)
Dr. Joana Breidenbach (independent scholar and journalist)
Prof. Kenneth Olwig (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences)
Dr. Kristin Marek (Institut für Kunstwissenschaft und Medientheorie, Karlsruhe)
Dr. Rupert Cox (The University of Manchester)
The language of the degree course is English.
Please find more information about the programme, registration and requirements on winter school homepage.
Deadline for registration by web-form is January 3, 2012
Programme Directors: Prof. Rein Raud (Tallinn University), Dr. Marek Tamm (Tallinn University)
Programme Manager: Eva Kruuse (Tallinn University)
Student Coordinators: Vahur Puik (Tallinn University), Triin Kallas (Tallinn University)