4th Annual UCSD Visual Arts PhD Conference: "The Body & Self" taking place on April 1st, 2011 9:30a.m.-6p.m. at the UCSD, Visual Arts Facility Performance Space.
The even includes talks revolving around the theme of the body and self, the notion of the self and the body as either separate or contained entities has challenged philosophers for centuries. From Descartes to Deleuze, theorists have struggled to determine how these fundamental aspects of human identity are related. The conference will include a keynote address by Professor Amelia Jones, the Grierson Chair in Visual Culture and Graduate Program Director of Art History & Communication Studies at McGill University.
Location: UCSD at Visual Arts Facility Performance Space. Google Map.