[S-fotografie] Fw: Photography and Its Origins (New Brunswick, NJ, 27 Apr 2012)

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Subject: Photography and Its Origins (New Brunswick, NJ, 27 Apr

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA, April 27, 2012


Friday, April 27, 2012


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library

169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ

How do we tell the story of photography’s beginnings? Who invented the
medium? When and where was the first photograph made? What shaped the
earliest ideas about and conventions of photography? Why do we ask such

Please note: This event is free and open to the public. No registration
is required.


9:30-9:50am             Tanya Sheehan and Andrés Zervigón, introductions

10:00-10:30am         Jordan Bear, “‘Erroneously Supposed to Have Been
Photography’: Policing the Boundaries of a Prehistory”

10:30-11:00am         Shawn Michelle Smith, “‘A Hiding Place in Waking
Dreams’: Walter Benjamin’s ‘Small History of Photography’”

11:00-11:30am         Stephen Pinson, “Coming to Terms with Daguerre”

11:30am-12:00pm    Anne McCauley, “The Quick and the Dead: Rethinking
Genealogies for the Inventions of Photography”

12:00-12:45pm        Discussion

12:45-2:20pm          Break

2:30-3:00pm            Terry Matilsky, “The First Photograph of the
Universe: 13.7 Billion Years in the Making”

3:00-3:30pm            Mirjam Brusius, “Talbot’s Notes: Revisiting the
Origins of Photography in Light of a Wider Victorian Archive”

3:30-4:00pm            Beth Saunders, “Fragile Contacts: The Bertoloni
Album and Italy’s Invisibility in Histories of Photography’s Origins”

4:00-4:30pm            Julia Munro, “Photography Excavated: Reflections
on Photographic Origins and/through a Media-Archaeological Lens”

4:30-5:00pm            Marcy Dinius, “Translated from the Original”

5:00-6:00pm            Discussion

This event is sponsored by the Center for Cultural Analysis, School of
Arts and Sciences, and the Office of the Vice President for Research at
Rutgers University. For more information, please visit
http://www.developingroom.com or contact developingroom a gmail.com.

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