16 Nov 2022 18:00 Talk & Discussion: Anca Parvulescu, The Laughter Epidemic, from Bataille to Adorno

Link to talk: player.vimeo.com/video/867703056

Please email talks@nonknowledge.org to recieve the zoom link for the talk.
or join us on site at Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation

Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation
Kungsbrostrand 19
11226 Stockholm
done in collaboration with The Royal Institute of Arts, Stockholm

Anca Parvulescu is Professor of English and Liselotte Dieckmann Professor of Comparative Literature at Washington University in St Louis, USA. She is the author of Laughter: Notes on a Passion (MIT, 2010); The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe (Chicago UP, 2014); and Creolizing the Modern: Transylvania across Empires (Cornell UP, 2022). She is currently working on a project on the cultural history of the face, Modernist Faces: Physiognomy and Facial Form.