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The Aesthetics of Shared Space

Co-Conveners

5d1 Olaf Jensen edit
Olaf Jensen, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences

5d1 Genese Sodikoff
Genese Sodikoff, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (Newark)

5d1 Ameer Sohrawardy
Ameer Sohrawardy, Department of English (Newark)

Our working group will explore how humans share space with one another, other species, and the environment. The aesthetic dimensions of habitation and spatial perception will be addressed from a plurality of disciplines, from the design and urban architecture to the regulation of fishing industries to the dynamics of biodiversity offsetting. Our guiding questions will be: How do humans share spaces across geographical, cultural, and natural boundaries? Within shared spaces, how we do accommodate other species and find ourselves being accommodated? And does the idea of an anthropocene challenge us to adapt or re-think existing models of spatial perception?

 

Research Group Events

20 Sep 2017 01:10PM - 02:30PM
Pragmatism Meeting
28 Sep 2017 10:00AM - 11:30PM
Neoliberalism Meeting
28 Sep 2017 04:30PM - 06:30PM
Lecture by Ethan Katz
12 Oct 2017 01:30PM - 05:00PM
Is Photomontage Over?
19 Oct 2017 04:00PM - 06:30PM
Seminar with Jahan Ramazani
20 Oct 2017 11:30AM - 03:00PM
Lecture by Jahan Ramazani
26 Oct 2017 10:00AM - 11:30PM
Neoliberalism Meeting
01 Nov 2017 01:10PM - 02:30PM
Pragmatism Meeting
16 Nov 2017 10:00AM - 11:30PM
Neoliberalism Meeting
07 Feb 2018 01:10PM - 02:30PM
Pragmatism Meeting

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