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Tyrus Miller: "The Non-Contemporaneity of György Lukács: Cold War Contradictions and the Aesthetics of Visual Arts"
October 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stevenson Fireside Lounge | Free
Tyrus Miller has recently published Modernism and the Frankfurt School, and his forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Wyndham Lewis will appear in 2015. He is the translator/editor of György Lukács’s, The Culture of People’s Democracy: Hungarian Essays on Literature, Art, and Democratic Transition and series co-editor (with Erik Bachman) of Brill’s Lukács Library Series. Current work includes a study of 20th-century architectural and urbanistic utopias and a translation-in-progress of György Lukács’s Heidelberg writings on aesthetics and the philosophy of art.
Miller is the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Literature at UC Santa Cruz.
The Center for Cultural Studies hosts a weekly Wednesday colloquium featuring work by faculty and visitors. The sessions consist of a 40-45 minute presentation followed by discussion. We gather at noon, with presentations beginning at 12:15 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches; the Center provides coffee, tea, and cookies.