What is the relationship among reality, performance, politics, social media, and television in contemporary America? What does psychoanalysis have to say about this question? Please join us for a day-long event in which scholars, psychoanalysts, and cultural critics examine the performativity of reality in the society of the screen.
Speakers: Taylor Black, Chiara Bottici, Barbara Browning, Patricia Gherovici, Emma Lieber, Jamieson Webster, Val Vinokur
Featuring episodes of: “The Apprentice,” “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “The Real Housewives of New York,” and “Rupaul’s Drag Race”
Saturday, April 28, 9:30am-5pm,
Room A407, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, New School