Tuesday, October 8, 2013
This event takes place at Stone Hill Center.
Georges Didi-Huberman engages in a wide-ranging conversation about his life, his intellectual pursuits, and his scholarship at this public event.
Didi-Huberman is a philosopher and art historian. He teaches at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (École des hautes études en sciences sociales) in Paris, where he has been a lecturer since 1990. He is a winner of the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art given by the College Art Association.
Born in Saint-Etienne on June 13, 1953, Didi-Huberman is the son of a painter. He studied philosophy and art history in Paris, complementing his studies in Rome (Academy of France), Florence (Villa I Tatti, Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies), and London (Institute of Advanced Study, Warburg Institute).
He has written many books including Images in Spite of All: Four Photographs from Auschwitz (2008); Confronting Images: Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art (2005); and Invention of Hysteria: Charcot and the Photographic Iconography of the Salpêtrière (2003).