WGS talk – Martin Jörg Schäfer

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WGS talk, by Martin Jörg Schäfer . The talk will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17, on Wednesday, February 20th. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All are welcome!

Martin Jörg Schäfer is Max Kade Visiting Professor at JHU, and is both Professor in the department of Language, Literature and Media, and Director of the Institute of German Studies at the University of Hamburg. He is the author and editor of many books, including, most recently, Das Theater der Erziehung. Goethes „pädagogische Provinz“ und die  Vorgeschichten der Theatralisierung von Bildung, The Art of Being Many. Towards a New Theory and Practice of Gathering, art works. Ästhetik des Postfordismus, and Die Gewalt der Muße. Wechselverhältnisse von Arbeit, Nichtarbeit, Ästhetik.