IIPC Debate #61

Thu 20 Nov, 4-6 pm, Janus Hall (Kaivokatu 12, Turku)
Professor Robynn Stilwell (Georgetown University, Washington):
Take a Bow: Girls’ Voices in Girls’ Stories

ROBYNN STILWELL is Assistant Professor of Musicology at Georgetown University, Washington, US. She is well-known for her extensive work on cultural music research. Her publications have ranged from film and television music, Beethoven and masculinity, rock music and femininity, and French/American musical and dance culture interactions, to classical ballet, science fiction, and figure skating. Among her edited collections include Cultural Politics and Propaganda: Composing for the Screen in Germany and the USSR, with Phil Powrie (Indiana University Press, 2007), Changing Tunes: Issues in Music and Film, with Phil Powrie (Ashgate, 2006), and The Musical: Hollywood and Beyond, with Bill Marshall (Intellect, 2000). Currently she is writing two books, one on the female voice and the identity formation of young girls in cinema since 1990, and one on “intermediality”: modes of representation and performance in television that stem from radio, live theatre, and cinema.

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IIPC Debates #60, #62 and Seminar on Affect Theory

IIPC Debate #60
Wed 19 Nov, 4-6 pm, Janus Hall (Kaivokatu 12, Turku)
Professor Gregory Seigworth (Millersville University, USA):
Debt/Affect/Gesture/Interface

This debate will be joined by Mona Mannevuo from Gender Studies, University of Turku. She will talk about her forthcoming chapter in a book “New Arrangements of Gender and Labour in Post-Fordist Times” (eds. Lisa Adkins, Maryanne Dever, Anne Kovalainen).

And the second Professor Seigworth Debate in December:

IIPC Debate #62
Wed 10 Dec, 4-6 pm, Janus Hall
Taking Stock of Affect Theory: Worldings/Tendings/Futures

GREGORY J. SEIGWORTH is Professor of Communication Studies in the Department of Communication and Theatre at Millersville University, Pennsylvania, US. He has published widely in journals such as Cultural Studies, Architectural Design, Culture Machine, and m/c. Greg has contributed chapters to various books, including Deleuze: Key Concepts, Animations of Deleuze and Guattari, and New Cultural Studies. Most recently Greg has co-edited, with Dr. Melissa Gregg (University of Sydney), The Affect Theory reader (Duke UP 2010), being and one of the leading authorities in the field.

These are both part of the following course:

Seminar on Affect Theory (3 ECTS)
Wednesdays 16:00-18/20:00, 19.11.- 10.12.

IIPC Visiting Professor Gregory Seigworth will be teaching a seminar on affect and contemporary cultural theory for MA and PhD students at the School of History, Culture and Art Studies.

The course consists of readings, two seminar sessions and discussions, as well as two IIPC debate lectures by Seigworth: 19.11., Debt/Affect/Gesture/Interface, 10.12.Taking Stock of Affect Theory: Worldings/Tendings/Futures.

The two seminar sessions at seminar room Jäntere (Minerva E121) 4 pm onwards, as long as needed at each time.

If you are interested in participating to the course, please contact IIPC Coordinator Kimi Kärki (kierka@utu.fi) by Tue 18 Nov.