Scholar and theorist of media, art and literature W.J.T. Mitchell will discuss the work of Jacques Rancière, a contemporary French philosopher whose writings on the relationship between contemporary art and politics have garnered much attention in the art world. Mitchell is a well-known figure in the fields of visual culture and iconology, a professor of English and art history at the University of Chicago and the editor of the interdisciplinary journal Critical Inquiry. Presented by the MFA Art Criticism and Writing Department.
209 East 23 Street, 3rd–floor amphitheater
Free and open to the public