Deanthrocentric Materialism and the Politics of Matter, INHA (online)

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March 19, 2021 to April 2, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Humanities, Literature

Webinar #1. MATTER and INDUSTRY: March, 19th, 2021


3.00-3.10. Welcome address and introduction.

3.10-3.40. Keynote address: Dr Kirsty Sinclair Dootson (University of St Andrews), “What Colour is the Anthropocence?”

3.40-4.00. Questions

4.00-4.20. Malin Palani (Independent Artist and Scholar), “Sub(e)mergence: Underwater Objects within Uncanny Worlds”

4.20-4.40. Dr. Siobhan Angus (Yale University), Material Intimacies and Petrocapitalist Imaginaries in Warren Cariou’s Petrographs”

4.40-5.00. Questions

Meeting URL:

Meeting ID: 945 4042 1339

Passcode: 420909

Webinar #2. BODIES THAT MATTER, March, 26th , 2021


Chair: Danielle Carr (Columbia University)

3.10 -3.30. Sourav Kargupta (Independent Scholar), “Towards a Decolonial Idea of Nonhuman ‘Resistive Materiality’: Two Moments in the Oeuvre of Gayatri Spivak”

3.30-3.50. Tina Sikka (Newcastle University), “Covid-19 through the lens of feminist new materialism”

3.50-4.10. Lara Cox, “The Sculptural Paintings of Amy Sherald: A Matter for Intersectional Feminism”

4.10-4.30. Questions

Meeting URL:

Meeting ID: 993 0616 7716

Passcode: 190638

Webinar #3. TELLING MATTER, April 2nd, 2021


2. 30-3.00. Keynote : Ariane Fennetaux (Université de Paris)

3.00-3.15: Questions

3.15-3.35. Tim Gupwell (Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3) ‘Everything is alive.’ Vibrant matter in the non-fiction of D.H. Lawrence

3. 35-3.55. Constance Pompié (Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3), “Matter that matters: the aesthetics of materiality in Sarah Hall’s Haweswater and How to Paint a Dead Man

3. 55-4.15. Questions

Meeting URL:

Meeting ID: 944 1195 5412

Passcode: 136898


This series is part of the project ‘Deconstructing anthropocentrism: Humanities After Humans?’, which is a project in collaboration between Dr. Sarah Gould (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, EA 4100 – HiCSA – histoire culturelle et sociale de l’art), Dr. Diane Leblond (Université de Lorraine, EA 2338 – IDEA) and Dr. Estelle Murail (ICP, EA 7403 – UR “Religion, Culture et Société”).

Contact Info: 

Sarah Gould