Core Program Lecture Series | Elizabeth Povinelli

The Core Program Lecture Series concludes with a talk by anthropologist and filmmaker Elizabeth Povinelli. Her writing focuses on developing a critical theory of late liberalism that has unfolded primarily from within a relationship with Indigenous colleagues in north Australia, and across her books, essays, and films. This event was originally scheduled for an earlier date.

See the 2021–2022 Lecture Schedule

Core Program lectures are open to the public, and admission is free. This event takes place in Favrot Auditorium at the Glassell School of Art. Seating is limited, on a first-come, first-served basis.

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About the Speaker
Elizabeth Povinelli is a professor at Columbia University in New York; a corresponding fellow of the Australian Academy for the Humanities; and a founding member of the Karrabing Film Collective. She lives and works in New York and Australia. Her work encompasses numerous books, essays, and films. Publications include The Inheritance; Between Gaia and Ground: Four Axioms of Existence and the Ancestral Catastrophe of Late Liberalism; and Geontologies: A Requiem to Late Liberalism, which won Columbia’s Lionel Trilling Book Award. Karrabing films have been shown at the Berlinale in Berlin; Biennale of Sydney; Contour Biennale in Belgium; Documenta 14 in Athens; MoMA PS1 in New York; Tate Modern in London, and other venues internationally.

About the Core Residency Program
Established in 1982, the Glassell School of Art’s Core Residency Program offers postgraduate residencies for art critics and visual artists.

The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art receives generous funding from The Joseph & Sylvia Slifka Foundation; The Powell Foundation; and The Glassell Family Foundation.

Core fellowships have been underwritten by Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc.; Anchorage Foundation of Texas; Mr. Brad Blume; Ms. Bettie Cartwright; Mr. and Mrs. Jamal H. Daniel; The Dickson-Allen Foundation; Mr. Ronald A. Logan; McClain Gallery; and The Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation, Inc.


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