Saturday, November 21, 1987
University of California, Irvine
Fine Arts Concert Hall
A Conference sponsored by the University of California Humanities Research Institute, with the participation of the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities.
Saturday, November 21, 1987
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Moderator: Norman Bryson
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Moderator: Donald Preziosi
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Moderator of round-table discussion: Murray Krieger
J. Hillis Miller
Norman Bryson's books include Tradition and Desire: From David to Delacrox and Vision and Painting: The Logic of the Gaze. He is a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge University, and is currently a Visiting Scholar at The Getty Center.
Mieke Bal's books include Narratology: Introduction to the Thoery of Narrative, Femmes imaginaires: L'Ancien Testament au risque d'une narratologie critique, and Het Rembrandt Effect. She is Professor of Comparative Literature and Susan B. Anthony Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Rochester.
Rosalind Krauss' books include Passages in Modern Sculpture, The Originality of the Avant-Garde and Other Modernist Myths, and L'Amour fou: Photography and Surrealism. A founding editor of October, she teaches at Hunter College, New York.
Murray Krieger's books include Arts on the Level: The Fall of the Elite Object and Poetic Presence and Illusion: Essays in Critical History and Theory. He is University Professor of English, University of California, and Director of the UC Humanities Research Institute.
Jean-François Lyotard's works on visual art include Discours, figure, Adami, and Les Transformateurs Duchamp. He was the Chief organizer of the Immaterials exposition at the Centre Georges Pompidou in 1985. He is professor of philosophy at the University of Paris at Vincennes, and is currently a Visiting Professor at U.C. Irvine.
Stephen Melville is the author of Philosophy Beside Itself: On Deconstruction and Modernism. He teaches in the English Department at Syracuse University.
J. Hillis Miller's recent works include The Ethics of Reading: Kant, de Man, Eliot, Trollope, James, and Benjamin and The Linguistic Moment: From Wordsworth to Stevens. A former president of the Modern Language Association, he is UCI Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature.
Christopher Prendergast's books include Balzac: Fiction and melodrama and The Order of Mimesis: Balzac, Stendhal, Nerval, Flaubert. He teaches in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge University, and during the present year is Visiting Professor at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.
Donald Preziosi is the author of The Semiotics of the Built Environment and other books. He is Professor of Art, Design, and Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles.