Image and Imagination International Conference

Date: October 13 – 15, 2005
Venue: New York, NY, USA

New York University,
Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews, New York, NY 10003

During the last decades, the growing importance of images has triggered intensive public debate. Following the “linguistic turn” of the humanities during the 20th Century, an “iconic turn” could lead to an equally
fundamental reconstitution not only of the humanities but also of our ways of communication. The conference will bring together experts from the USA and Europe who will address issues of the individual and collective imagination in creating and understanding images.

Sponsored by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD); The Humanities Council; Department of German; Deutsches Haus;
The Center for European Studies; Sonderforschungsbereich “Kulturen des Performativen”, Freie Universität Berlin