Jnanapravaha | think critical. think art.

Upcoming Programmes

19
MAR Onwards
Community Engagement
JPM Write
Rohit Goel

Past Programmes

18
APR
Criticism & Theory
What could the future of humanity be?
Matthijs Cornelissen
11
APR
Indian Aesthetics
Bhakti, Beauty and Bloodshed in Indian C
Neeraja Poddar
01
MAR
Theoretical Foundations
Module VI
Rohit Goel
27
MAR
Criticism & Theory
Art & Post-digital Culture
Kristoffer Gansing

   << Dec - 2017 >>

 
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
 

Venue

Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg, Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
E-mail: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com, info@jp-india.org
Tel      : +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975
Landmark: We are next to Cathedral Middle School, in the lane opposite J.B.Petit School.

 

 
 

​“Why Is Trump So Enjoyable?”

16 Dec '17 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
 

​How can we begin to explain the apparent imperviousness of Trump’s popularity to gaffes and scandals that would long since have brought down any other politician? I suggest that in order to begin to answer this question, we need to come grips with the dimension of enjoyment that drives attachment – as well as opposition – to the Trump phenomenon. One of the most important implications of interpreting politics through the lens of enjoyment is the necessity of moving beyond merely interest- and utility-based analyses of public life. And this, in turn, opens up an ethical question: can we imagine a collective ethics that is not organized around a moralized insistence on living a useful life?

Please note that registrations via email are required for this free lecture. Kindly email us at info@jp-india.org.

 
 
 

William Mazzarella

William Mazzarella is the Neukom Family Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in Contemporary India (Duke, 2003), Censorium: Cinema and the Open Edge of Mass Publicity (Duke, 2013), and The Mana of Mass Society (Chicago, 2017). He is also the editor of K D Katrak: Collected Poems (2016) and the co-editor, with Raminder Kaur, of Censorship in South Asia: Cultural Regulation from Sedition to Seduction (2009)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Home

About Us

Introduction
Programming Segments
Core Team
International Advisory Council
Partners
Resource Persons
Jobs and Internships

Courses
Academic Calendar 2018 - 2019
PG Diploma in Indian Aesthetics
PG Diploma in Critical Theory,
Aesthetics, and Practice

 

PG Diploma in Theoretical Foundations
Yoga and Tantra
Southeast Asian Art and Architecture
Islamic Aesthetics

Programmes
Indian Aesthetics
Criticism & Theory
Community Engagement
Southeast Asian Aesthetics
Islamic Aesthetics
Creative Processes
Iconic Images
Buddhist Aesthetics

Newsletter
Newsletters
Subscribe to JP Newsletter

Contact Us
Contact Information
Feedback Form

Sitemap

Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

Copyright. Jnanapravaha. All rights reserved.