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65 5th Ave, Room 411
New York, NY, 10003
United States

Funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought at the New School incubates advanced transdisciplinary research and practice at the intersection of social theory and design and fosters dialogue on related themes across the university.

Siri Hustvedt

Seminar

The GIDEST seminar is held on Fridays from 12-1:30pm. All seminars take place in the GIDEST Lab at 411, 63 Fifth Avenue.


Sessions are devoted to discussion of pre-circulated papers that can be downloaded one week in advance by clicking on the presentation title below.

 

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Siri Hustvedt

BECOMING OTHERS

Siri Hustvedt is the author of a book of poems, four collections of essays, six novels, and a work of nonfiction. She also lectures regularly at academic conferences and publishes papers from an interdisciplinary perspective. In 2012, she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. Her most recent novel The Blazing World was long listed for the Man Booker Prize and won the Los Angeles Book Prize for Fiction in 2014.

Hustvedt has a PhD in English literature from Columbia University and is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at the Dewitt Wallace Institute for the History of Psychiatry in the Psychiatry Department of Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages.

Siri Hustvedt image © Marion Ettlinger

Earlier Event: April 27
Okwui Okpokwasili
Later Event: October 12
Virag Molnar

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