Viennese Ghosts: Culture and Politics
August 3-4, 2002
The following is a list of talks given at a symposium presented in conjunction with the Clark's four exhibitions on Vienna. The symposium gathered leading historians of Viennese politics, philosophy, psychoanalysis, music, and art, and explored the city's cultural life around 1900 and the reach of its long shadow into the present. A panel discussion concluded the symposium.
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Art and Assimilation: Arnold Schoenberg as Artist
Esther da Costa Meyer
Assistant Professor of Art History, Princeton University
Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Life? Or Theater?
Michael P. Steinberg
Professor of History, Cornell University
Mahlerian Shadows or 'The Long Gaze of German Music Ends in Mourning'
Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University
Rachel Whiteread's Judenplatz Memorial in Vienna: Memory and Absence
James Edward Young
Professor of English and Judaic Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Tales of Hoffmann
Director, Center for Scholars and Writers, New York Public Library
Why Freud Haunts Us
President, California College of Arts and Crafts