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  • Open lecture and seminar on gothic literature 2019-11-04 Catherine Spooner talks on the subject My Friend the Devil: Gothic Comics, YA Fiction and Rewriting William Blake in Vehlmann and Kerascoët's “Satania”.
  • Autonomy in Digital Society: Digital Human Sciences Conference 2019-10-17 Welcome to a conference at Stockholm University 7 November, 2019. Richard Grusin, Professor of English University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Director of Center for 21st Century Studies, and Peter-Paul Verbeek, Professor of Philosophy of Technology, University of Twente, will give keynote lectures. Open to all.
  • Total Mediation and/as Terrorism in the 21st Century 2019-10-17 Welcome to an open lecture with Richard Grusin, Professor of English and Director of Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
  • Autumn 2020: Time to apply 2019-10-16 International programmes and courses Autumn Semester 2020 are now available for application. Last day to apply is 15 January, 2020.
  • In memory of Sara Danius 2019-10-14 The passing of our colleague Sara Danius is a loss to the cultural life of Sweden, and a great loss to the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, where Sara was professor of literature since 2013.
  • Curating Art at Accelerator: This is Survival 2019-09-20 This is Survival is a collaboration between the exhibition space Accelerator and the International Master’s Programme in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University.
  • Curating Art at Accelerator: Dance Concerts 2019-09-20 Dance Concerts is an artistic project that invites practitioners within the choreographic field to present ongoing work. The event takes place at 26 September and is a collaboration with the International Master’s Programme in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics and the newly inaugurated exhibition space Accelerator.
  • Call for Papers: Revolutions in Reading 2019-09-20 This is the Call for Papers for Revolutions in Reading: Literary Practice in Transition, international conference at Stockholm University 24-26 August, 2020.
  • Cultural Transfer, Mobility and Process during the Long Eighteenth Century 2019-09-02 Welcome to an open workshop with two Guest Lectures and a Panel discussion at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • New Directions in Philosophy and Literature – Release and Symposium 2019-08-23 Welcome to an open symposium 18 October with lectures and discussion with the editors and some of the authors of the new book “New Directions in Philosophy and Literature”.
  • Studio Sol in Satellite: An Intimate Affair. “Warped” 2019-05-28 Welcome to an exhibition curated by Daria Sol Andrews as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Hyper-terrestrial: an exhibition and a gathering in the forest 2019-05-26 Welcome to an exhibition and gathering, organized and curated by Essi Vesala as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Materiality? Material Culture? New Materialism? Cross-Disciplinary Approaches 2019-05-15 Welcome to an open Symposium at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics. Michael Yonan, School of Visual Studies, University of Missouri, will give a keynote lecture.
  • Time Frame – an exhibition in four acts 2019-04-30 Welcome to a window in time and a doing exhibition. The project is curated by Sofia Jonsson as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Curatingstudent interviewed in magazine 2019-04-23 Ellen K. Gedda, student at the International Master's Program in Curating at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, is interviewed in the magazine C-print.
  • 20-21/5: “The Great Environmental Switch”: Ecology, Technology, and Thinking 2019-04-17 Conference on the new ecological paradigm at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, with Erich Hörl, philosopher and cultural theorist.
  • Workshop: “And Say the Animal Responded?” 2019-04-12 Professor Nicole Anderson at Macquarie University, Sydney, leads a discussion of chapter 3 of Jacques Derrida’s “The Animal That Therefore I Am” – a founding text within Animal Studies.
  • 13-14/4: Black Moon 2019-04-11 Welcome to an exhibition with artists David Åberg, Linda Pedersen and LIDIJA. The project is curated by Lauren Johnson as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University.
  • 27-29/11: Media-Archaeological Research and Artistic Practice 2019-04-01 Welcome to the international conference in Cinema Studies: Media Matter: Media-Archaeological Research and Artistic Practice between November 27-29 at Filmhuset, Stockholm.
  • Boel Westin in BBC World Forum 2019-03-14 Boel Westin, Professor Emeritus of Childens Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, is one of the guests in the latest episode of BBC World Forum, about Tove Jansson.
  • Borders, territories and transitions in children’s literature 2019-03-11 Welcome to an open international symposium at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • New perspectives on Tennesse Williams 2019-01-30 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, has published a new book: Tennessee Williams in Sweden and France, 1945–1965. Cultural Translations, Sexual Anxieties and Racial Fantasies (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2019).
  • Who do you think should be given an award for good teaching? 2019-01-30 Who should be given an award for good teaching? If you are a student who has had a teacher who inspired and motivated you to really learn, or if you are a member of staff who has a colleague who makes outstanding efforts in teaching, just don't hesitate. Nominate your teacher or colleague for "The Award for Good Teaching 2019".
  • Body of care and control 2019-01-14 Welcome to an exhibition curated by the first year's students from the International Master's Programme in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics. Free admission.
  • This was the silence I wanted to break in you 2019-01-10 Welcome to a Performance and Video Art exhibition, a project by students from the International Master’s Programme in Performance Studies, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • The Girl in the Spotlight: A technical examination of Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring 2018-12-18 Welcome to the Department of Culture and Aesthetics 28 January when Dr. Abbie Vandivere, Mauritshuis, and University of Amsterdam, will give an open lecture about the recent technical examination of Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring (c. 1665).
  • Follow master student Emma's blog 2018-10-18 Want to know what it's really like to be a student at Stockholm University? Follow our student Emma and learn more about student life in Sweden’s capital city.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova about how our memory is affected when we read digitally 2018-10-09 The online journal “First Monday” has published a new article by Anezka Kuzmicova, Literature scholar at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, co-authored with Theresa Schilhab, neurobiologist at Aarhus University, and Gitte Balling, library and information specialist at the University of Copenhagen.
  • New book about Art History and Modernism 2018-09-27 “Modernism as Institution: On the Establishment of an Aesthetic and Historiographic Paradigm” is a new book by Hans Hayden, Professor of Art History at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • New articles by Anezka Kuzmicova 2018-09-07 Anezka Kuzmicova, postdoc in Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, has co-authored two new articles.
  • New book about travelling images 2018-08-28 Anna Dahlgren, Professor of Art History at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, har written the new book “Travelling Images. Looking Across the Borderlands of Art, Media and Visual Culture (in the series Rethinking Art’s Histories”, Manchester University Press, 2018).
  • Andreas Hellerstedt editor of new book 2018-08-24 Andreas Hellerstedt, researcher in History of Ideas at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, is the editor och the new book “Virtue Ethics and Education from Late Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century” (Amsterdam University Press, 2018).
  • New essay by Dirk Gindt 2018-06-27 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, has published a new essay in the volume Q2Q: Queer Canadian Theatre and Performance.
  • Last Day to Apply for Spring Semester 2019 2018-06-12 Last day to apply for spring semester 2019 in the first admission round is 15 August.
  • How personal data is handled at Stockholm University 2018-06-05 Here you will find information on how personal data is collected and processed. Stockholm University (org.nr. 202100-3062) is responsible for the treatment of personal information.
  • Re 404.21ppm* 2018-05-29 Welcome to a performative enquiry into memory, access and climate change. The project is curated by Alice Clayton as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme.
  • Aesthetics in Late Eighteenth-Century Theatre: Living, Performing, Experiencing the Enlightenment 2018-05-23 Living, Performing, Experiencing the Enlightenment. Welcome to an International, interdisciplinary conference at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics and the Ulriksdal Palace Theatre Confidencen 31 May-2 June.
  • Master student in Curating interviewed in C-print 2018-05-21 Lucie Gottlieb, second year student at the International Master Programme in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, is interviewed in the web magazine C-print.
  • 109 Words 7 Days 3 Dioramas and one stride 2018-05-21 Welcome to a a workshop based art project by language introductory high school students and R A K E T A. Curated by Niki Kralli Anell, as a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Sensory Futures #1: The work to end all labor 2018-05-15 Welcome to a performative and critical gathering, organized by Marianna Feher as part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • New book: ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’ 2018-05-11 ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’ is edited by Magnus Tessning Schneider and Ruth Tatlow. The book is a product of the Performing Premodernity research project, based at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • 21-25/5: In(form) – a Live Archive 2018-05-09 In(form) – a Live Archive activates the archive of previous degree projects that have been realized within the International Master Programme in Curating Art at Department of Culture and Aesthetics. The initiative is set in motion by Edit Fándly as a degree project within the Curating Art Programme.
  • New article by Anezka Kuzmicova 2018-05-04 Anezka Kuzmicova (Literature) is first author of a new article published by “Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies”.
  • Placing Medea: Transfer, Spatiality, and Gender in Europe 1750−1800 2018-05-04 Welcome to the international symposium “Placing Medea: Transfer, Spatiality, and Gender in Europe 1750−1800”, at Uppsala University and Stockholm University, April 25−26. Keynote speakers are Professor Edith Hall, King’s College, London, and Professor Fiona Macintosh, Oxford University.
  • 15-18/5: Helio 2018-04-30 Helio is the center of this attention, a project circulating between artist Emmeli Person and curator Neuza Faria, now spinning into two forms. It is part of a degree project within Curating Art, International Master’s Programme.
  • Then a moment passed and all was changed 2018-04-06 Interdisciplinary event in the chapel of Resurrection. Welcome to an exhibition curated by Curating Art master student Lucie Gottlieb and displays works by Julia Adzuki & Patrick Dallard, Anthony Croizet and Joon-joung Yoo.
  • New book by Dirk Gindt 2018-04-04 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, has just published the volume "Viral Dramaturgies: HIV and AIDS in Performance in the Twenty-First Century" (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), co-edited with Alyson Campbell (University of Melbourne).
  • Iaspis Open Studios - curated by students of the Master Program of Curating Art 2018-03-20 Welcome to Iaspis Open Studios in the presence of current Iaspis’ residency artists and designers; and enjoy artist and curator talks, lectures and performances. This is a collaboration between the International Master Programme in Curating Art at the and Swedish Arts Grants Committee's international programme for Visual and Applied Artists.
  • Guest Lecture: Patrick Primavesi 2018-03-13 Welcome to the open lecture "Site Specific Performance between Urban Environment, Global Context and Mobile Media Technologies", given by Professor Patrick Primavesi, from the University of Leipzig.
  • Two open lectures by Professor Victoria Kahn 2018-02-22 The Department of Culture and Aesthetics is proud to welcome Professor Victoria Kahn from the University of California, Berkeley, to Stockholm University, May 14th–16th, 2018. She specializes in Early Modern literature and will give to open lectures.
  • Workshop with Angela Ndalianis 2018-01-15 ​​​​​​​​​​​Towards an Alternative (Trans-)cultural History: ​Popular Culture, Subculture, Entertainment Culture, Media Culture... ​In March 2018, Angela Ndalianis, professor in Media and Entertainment Studies, the Department of Media and Communication, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, will visit the Department of Culture and Aesthetics at Stockholm University.
  • Special issue of Nordic Theatre Studies 2018-01-09 Erik Mattsson, scholar in Theatre studies, is the editor of a special issue of the academic journal Nordic Theatre Studies. Lena Hammergren, Rikard Hoogland, Hélène Ohlsson and Willmar Sauter, scholars at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, are all among the writers.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova and Göran Rossholm awarded funding 2017-11-15 Anezka Kuzmicova and Göran Rossholm, both researchers in Literature, are part of a group of five researchers from across Scandinavia that has been awarded funding for a workshop series on “The Place of the Cognitive in Literary Study” (2018-2019).
  • Performativity and Artistic Practices 2017-11-10 Watch the film from the international and interdisciplinary open symposium arranged by the Department of Culture and Aesthetics 2 October 2017.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017-10-09 On October 11, researcher in Literature Anezka Kuzmicova will be invited speaker in a panel at the Frankfurt Book Fair on the future of reading and the need for interdisciplinary reading research.
  • Maria Gullstam co-editor of a new book 2017-09-22 "Rousseau on stage: playwright, musician, spectator", edited by Maria Gullstam and Michael O’Dea is the first book to analyse at length Rousseau’s conflicted relationship with theatre.
  • Apply now for studies Spring Semester 2018 2017-09-18 International courses and programmes spring semester 2018 at both the bachelor's and master's level are now open for application. These courses are recommended for EU/EEA citizens who do not require a resident permit.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova is the first author of a new article published in Literacy 2017-09-05 An international research team led by Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature, has published a new article about an empirical study of readers’ selections of reading environments in relation to genre, medium, and the purpose of reading.
  • New book about film music by Tillman 2017-08-17 Joakim Tillman, Associate Professor in musicology at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, is one of two editors of the new book Contemporary Film Music: Investigating Cinema Narratives and Composition, at Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Meike Wagner interviewed in Akademie Aktuell 2017-06-16 Meike Wagner, Professor of Theatre Studies, is interviewed in the Journal Akademie Aktuell on Performing Premodernity.
  • Malin Hedlin Hayden Guest Lecturer in Berlin 2017-06-16 Malin Hedlin Hayden, Professor of Art History, will hold a lecture at the Nordeuropa-Institut, at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin 20 June.
  • New article by Anezka Kuzmicova 2017-05-29 Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature at the department, is the first author of a new article published in Language and Literature.
  • Farewell Fika for international students 2017-05-29 Stockholm University and the Stockholm University Student Union would like to take the opportunity to thank you for selecting Stockholm University as your study destination.
  • New article by Karin Dirke 2017-05-23 Karin Dirke, associate Professor of History of Ideas at the department, has written a chapter in the new book Shared Lives of Humans and Animals. Animal Agency in the Global North.
  • New article by Tiina Rosenberg 2017-05-22 Tiina Rosenberg, professor of Theatre Studies, har written an article in the new book Performance, Feminism, and Affect in Neoliberal Times.
  • A new book by Ulf Olsson 2017-05-19 Professor of Literature Ulf Olsson has written a book about the rock band the Grateful Dead.
  • Palestinian Cinema: Solidarity Through Film 2017-04-28 9 May: Welcome to a talk with researcher and filmmaker Khadijeh Habashneh and film screenings at Tensta konsthall. This event is a collaboration between the Curating Art Master Programme at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics and Tensta konsthall.
  • 19-22 April: Code/kəʊd/ - A group exhibition by students 2017-04-18 Code /kəʊd/ is a group exhibition of work by first year students of the MFA at Konstfack curated by second year students of the MA in Curating Art at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • Continued increase in applications to international master’s programmes at Stockholm University 2017-01-25 The number of applications for international master’s programmes at Stockholm University continues to increase. Applications for study programmes starting in autumn 2017 rose to 13,368 – a 17% increase on 2016, which saw 11,425 applications.
  • Anezka Kuzmicova co-author of a new article about empathy in "Scientific Study of Literature" 2017-01-05 Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, has together with Michael Burke (Utrecht), Anne Mangen (Stavanger), and Theresa Schilhab (Aarhus) written a new article about empathy in narrative reading.
  • Rethinking flânerie - Group exhibition and Audio-walk 2016-12-12 Group exhibition and Audio-walk in Marabouparken. Degree project within the programme Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics. Curated by Elena Jarl and Iliane Kiefer.
  • Apply for a Swedish Institute Study scholarship 2016-12-05 The Swedish Institute has now opened the first step of their scholarship application period for full-time master’s level studies in Sweden starting in the autumn semester 2017. It is open until 16 January 2017.
  • Per forma 2016-12-05 Event curated by Alice Maselnikova. Degree project within the programme Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • New Master's programme in Performance studies 2016-11-30 The Department of Culture and Aesthetics presents a new Master's programme in Performance studies, starting Autumn Semester 2017. Welcome with your application!
  • Through the Looking Glass 2016-11-30 Welcome to an exhibition about transition curated by Alba Baeza, as a student degree project within the International Master programme of Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • 29 Nov-2 Dec: "七: 7 Small Houses" 2016-11-29 Welcome to an exhibition curated by Linnea U. Nilsson, as a student degree project within the International Master programme of Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • The Specific Emotional: Between the Repetition and the Event 2016-11-21 Welcome to an exhibition curated by Aleksei Borisionok, as a student degree project within the International Master programme of Curating Art, at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics.
  • 18-19 November: "Rethinking Flânerie" 2016-11-08 Artist presentation and talk at ABF-huset, audiowalk in Rålambshovsparken. The events are part of the master's degree of Elena Jarl and Iliane Kiefer, at the Curating Art program.
  • 14-16 November: "Codified Environments: Renderings of Public Space" 2016-11-07 Johanna Gustafsson Fürst and Lucia Pagano in experimental three-day exhibition at Färgfabriken, a degree project within the program Curating Art.
  • Kuzmicova speaker at conference in Sheffield 2016-11-01 Anezka Kuzmicova, researcher in Literature at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, will be speaking at "Style and Response: Minds, Media, Methods" in Sheffield next week.
  • New research centre for Critical Heritage Studies 2016-10-26 The Board of Human Science has awarded a grant for the planning of a new research centre for Critical Heritage Studies at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics, at Stockholm University.
  • Teach English in Ecuador 2016-10-26 "Time to teach" is an official program created by the Ministry of Education of Ecuador that aims to improve English teaching in public schools. For this they are recruiting volunteers to come and teach English for 10 or 6-month periods.
  • AESTHETIC: Vaporwave Visuals & Ambient Nostalgic Sounds of Commercialism 2016-10-19 The degree projects of Curating Art, International Master's Programme, Autumn Semester 2016, begins with "AESTHETIC: Vaporwave Visuals & Ambient Nostalgic Sounds of Commercialism". It is open for everyone.
  • Stockholm university ranked top 100 for Arts and humanities 2016-10-04 Stockholm University is the only Swedish university ranked top 100 for Arts and humanities on the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking.
  • Stockholm University remains at top 100 in world ranking 2016-08-16 Jiao Tong University in Shanghai has published this year's ranking of the world's top universities. Stockholm University is still on the top 100 list, now in place 81.
  • Opening ceremony and keynotes from the IFTR Conference 2016-06-19 You can now watch the opening ceremony and keynotes from the International Federation for Theatre Research Conference 2016.
  • Conference on Control, June 14-17 2016-06-09 The modern control society is the topic for a big, international conference at Stockholm University between June 14 and 17. The conference will feature keynotes, panel presentations, roundtables, and an exhibition, all engaging with the notion of control in relation to a broad set of topics.
  • 900 theatre scholars meet 2016-06-09 Between 13 and 17 June, the Theatre and Performance Studies section at the Department of Culture and Aesthetics will host the world’s largest theatre research conference to date.
  • New book by Professor Tiina Rosenberg 2016-05-31 Tiina Rosenberg’s latest book ”Don’t be Quiet, Start a Riot: Essays on Feminism and Performance” is freely available in English through open access publishing at Stockholm University Press.
  • Books lent or renewed from May 15th will have an extended loan period 2016-05-09 Books lent or renewed from May 15th will have an extended loan period during the summer.
  • New article by Dirk Gindt 2016-04-25 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, has published an article in Journal of Homosexuality.
  • Live broadcasts in Stockholm University Play 2016-04-18 Stockholm University has an online streaming channel. Here open lectures are broadcasted live, and you can watch them afterwards.
  • Stockholm University Association’s Award for Associate Professors to Dirk Gindt 2016-01-11 Dirk Gindt has been awarded The Stockholm University Association’s Award for Associate Professors for his research on the production and reception of Tennessee Williams's plays in France.
  • Dirk Gindt receives grant from Stiftelsen Torsten Amundsons fond 2015-12-02 Dirk Gindt, Associate Professor in Theatre Studies, has received a grant from Stiftelsen Torsten Amundsons fond, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, to participate in the conference 'Queer Theatre and Performance in Canada' at Simon Fraser University Woodwardʼs Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in July 2016.

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