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Speculative Futures: A Conversation with Steven Shaviro & Alexander Galloway

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, Room D1103

Please join authors Steven Shaviro and Alexander Galloway for a conversation marking the publication of two new books, Shaviro's The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism and Galloway's Laruelle: Against the Digital, both published this month in the "Posthumanities" book series at the University of Minnesota Press.

Moderated by Eugene Thacker.

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Steven Shaviro is DeRoy Professor of English at Wayne State University. His many books include Without Criteria: Kant, Whitehead, Deleuze, and Aesthetics (MIT, 2009).

Alexander R. Galloway is professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. He is author or co-author of several books, most recently The Interface Effect (Polity, 2012).

Eugene Thacker is professor of Media at the New School. He is the author or co-author of several books, including In the Dust of This Planet (Zero, 2012).

Presented by the Liberal Studies Program of the New School for Social Research & the School of Media Studies, New School for Public Engagement. 

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