Scholars to discuss writing in the arts
Posted February 11, 2008; 11:32 a.m.
Five distinguished scholars from universities in Europe and the United States will lead sessions addressing various theoretical, historical and technical questions raised by forms of writing in the arts at a symposium on Friday, Feb. 15, in 106 McCormick.
The event, titled "Notations: Writing in the Arts," will cover topics including architecture, painting, music, dance and poetry. Sessions will run from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Speaking will be: Mario Carpo of Yale University/ Ecole d'Architecture de Paris-La Villette; Thomas Schestag of Johns Hopkins University; André Lepecki of New York University; Agathe Sultan of the Université de Bordeaux; and Peter Szendy of the Université de Paris X.
The symposium, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Gauss Seminars in Criticism.