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Imagining Wagnerian Bodies: from Nietzsche to Kittler

30 August 2017, Christ's College, University of Cambridge 



This 
​one
-day symposium seeks to reassess 
​the
 transformative paradigms
​ offered in​
 Nietzsche’s and Kittler’s critiques of Wagner for the twenty-first century. It aims to situate them
​ both​
 in the digital culture of today, 
a
sking
​ ​
how
​ ​
these shifts in understanding impact our understanding of Wagner’s music in 2017
​, and the extent to which
 a hygienic, digitised context 
​might ​
erase or enhance Wagner’s historicized cultural identity.

Speakers include:

     John Deathridge (Kings College London)
Sven Friedrich (Wagner Museum, Bayreuth)
     Kathy Fry (Kings College London)
Michael Gallope (Univ. of Minnesota)
     Gundula Kreuzer (Yale Univ.)
Ryan Minor (Stony Brook, NY)
     David Trippett (Univ. of Cambridge)
Jan Claas van Treeck (Humboldt Univ., Berlin)
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