The Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ICSLAC) is delighted to announce that the 2023 Chris Faulkner Lecture in Cultural Mediations will be delivered by distinguished cultural theorist Dr. Mieke Bal, professor emerita at the University of Amsterdam.

“Unpacking: concepts and artworks speaking together”

 Dr. Mieke Bal
Professor Emerita, University of Amsterdam

Sunday April 2, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Center
(Woodside Hall, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa)

RSVP by March 20th, 2023:

See here for details of the full program, including response and round table with professors Gerald McMaster , Wayne Modest and Ruth B. Phillips.

This year’s lecture  is organized by ICSLAC’s Ruth and Mark Phillips Professorship in Cultural Mediations, held by Dr. Birgit Hopfener, in collaboration with the School for Studies in Art and Culture (SSAC). This event is also held in celebration of Dr. Ruth Phillips, on the occasion of her retirement. Dr. Phillips is a professor emerita appointed to both ISCLAC and SSAC, whose work inspired countless students, curators and colleagues.