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Karen Barad: Histories of Now: "Time Diffractions, Virtuality, and Material Imaginings"

February 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  |  Porter College, Room D245


Please join us for Karen Barad’s Visual & Media Cultures Colloquia talk, “Histories of Now: Time Diffractions, Virtuality, and Material Imaginings,” on Wednesday, February 18 at 4 pm in Porter D245. Refreshments will be available 30 minutes before the talk. See the attached flyer for all pertinent information, and please distribute widely.

Karen Barad is Professor of Feminist Studies, Philosophy, and History of Consciousness at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Barad’s Ph.D. is in theoretical particle physics and quantum field theory. Barad held a tenured appointment in a physics department before moving into more interdisciplinary spaces. Barad is the author of Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning (Duke University Press, 2007) and numerous articles in the fields of physics, philosophy, science studies, poststructuralist theory, and feminist theory. Barad’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Hughes Foundation, the Irvine Foundation, the Mellon Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Barad is the Co-Director of the Science & Justice Graduate Training Program at UCSC.


Arts Division, Film + Digital Media, History of Art and Visual Culture