Critical and Visual Studies Lunch and Presentation with Andrea Průchová

11:02 AM

Please join the Crit Viz program, coordinators, and students on Tuesday, November 17 at 12:30 in Dekalb 308 for a lunch featuring a talk from our visiting Fulbright Scholar, Andrea Průchová! 

WHAT NEXT? Critical & Visual Studies in Public Pedagogy

Andrea Pruchova, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Charles University in Prague
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Campus
Tuesday November 17th, 12:30 PM
Dekalb 308

Critical & Visual Studies visiting scholar Andrea Pruchova will present a lecture on ways how to implement an education in the field of critical visual culture into a sphere of public pedagogy. She will address issues of engaged social research, democratic education and collaborative approach to the study of contemporary visual culture. In her presentation she will employ examples of activities organized by her independent research platform Fresh Eye (founded in 2011 in Prague, Czech Republic) as well as of several cultural projects related with fields of contemporary art, architecture and history (festivals, exhibitions, books, online interactive projects) which she has collaborated on since 2010.

Andrea Průchová is a PhD Candidate, Associate Lecturer at Charles University in Prague and Prague College and Fulbright Alumni. She is a founder of a visual research platform Fresh Eye and works in the fields of visual culture, memory studies and sociology. The part of her dissertation devoted the interpretation of socialist monuments has been just published in Life Writings and Politics of Memory in Eastern Europe (Routledge, 2015). She has translated Berger’s Ways of Seeing and co-translated Mitchell’s Picture Theory to Czech.

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