Sep 25 2013
Walk Through | Elisabeth Bronfen and Piper Marshall
Weds | 7pm
Join us for a glass of Gruner Veltliner (or two!), as we tour through the exhibition Descartes’ Daughter with Elisabeth Bronfen and Piper Marshall.
Marshall and Bronfen will discuss effigies, doppelgängers, and poltergeists, as well as the representation of death within visual arts and popular culture.
Elisabeth Bronfen is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Zurich and, since 2007, Global Distinguished Professor at New York University. A specialist in the 19th and 20th century literature she has also written articles in the area of gender studies, psychoanalysis, film, cultural theory and visual culture. Her book publications are Over Her Dead Body. Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic (Manchester University Press) and a collection of essays Death and Representation, co-edited with Sarah W. Goodwin (Johns Hopkins University Press).