Theory Workshop V: Mario Perniola

Departement of Philosophy, University of Bergen
Sydnesplassen 12-13, Bergen Map

At 18:15

The reading circle is open to anyone interested.

Limited seating, register with marie(at) Text extracts will be available on registration.

Volt invites you to a reading circle, dialogue and discussion related to texts by Mario Perniola.

Introduction by Helge Pettersen, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen.

The excerpts are from the chapter "Phenomenon and Simulacrum" in Ritual Thinking: Sexuality, Death, World (Humanity Books, 2001), pages 175-181, as well as from Art & Its Shadow (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2004), pages 3-13 and 155-170.

Mario Perniola (1941-2018) was a professor of Aesthetics at the Tor Vergata University in Rome. The Research Group on Subjectivation and late Modernity (SLM) at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen has held several seminars at the Norwegian Institute in Rome, featuring Perniola as contributor.

Photo: Marie Nerland

The reading circle is organized in collaboration with the SLM research group. Volt’s programme in 2018 is funded by the City of Bergen and the Arts Council Norway

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