Prof. Oliver Botar co-chaired (with Prof. Charissa Terranova, University of Texas at Dallas) the session “The Politics of Biocentrism: How Creativity Masks, Transforms, or Enhances the Politics of the Ecological Movement,” held at the annual meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts in Atlanta earlier this month. He delivered a paper entitled “Raoul France: Navigating the Nazi Ecosystem.” litsciarts.org/slsa16/SLSA2016ProgramWithAbstracts.pdf
Prof. Oliver Botar’s book telehor (a facsimile edition of the 1936 publication, co-edited with Prof. Klemens Gruber, University of Vienna), will be launched on 3 December at the Department of Art and Technology of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in conjunction with events to be held in association with the exhibition Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, currently on display at the Art Institute of Chicago. He will participate in a panel discussion with Profs. Eduardo Kac and Jan Tichy (SAIC) and Dr. Matthew Witkovsky, Richard and Ellen Sandor Chair and Curator of Photography at the AIC, and curator of the exhibition.
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