The Michael and Susan Kahn Political Cartoon Collection Lecture Series

Postponed: The UCLA Library has postponed this event originally scheduled for May 7. We look forward to welcoming speaker and participants at a future date. Thank you.

This event will be held on Zoom. Click the More Details button to RSVP for the webinar.

This series is made possible through funds gifted by Michael and Susan Kahn in support of their recently donated world-class collection of political cartoons.

Davide Panagia is professor and chair of political science at UCLA and former co-editor of the journals Political Theory and Theory & Event. He is a political theorist with multidisciplinary interests across the humanities and social sciences including contemporary political theory and the history of political thought, aesthetics, critical algorithm studies and the philosophy of media. His book publications include The Poetics of Political Thinking (Duke, 2006), The Political Life of Sensation (Duke, 2009), Rancière’s Sentiments (Duke, 2018), Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics (Minnesota, Forerunners, 2016) and Impressions of Hume: Cinematic Thinking and the Politics of Discontinuity (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013). He has two forthcoming books: Sentimental Empiricism: Politics, Philosophy, and Criticism in Postwar France and Intermedialities: Political Theory and Cinematic Experience. His current research project, #datapolitik, is a study of the forms of power in the age of algorithmic governance.

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