The Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History (CentreCATH) was founded to produce theoretically informed but historically framed analyses of cultural practices that deterritorialize the current boundaries of interdisciplinary studies (cultural, Jewish, postcolonial, queer and gender studies) in the arts (acoustic, visual, cinematic and material culture) by both forging new dialogues (black/Jewish, sound/image, voice/gaze, gender/race) and shaping mutually challenging research projects that realign philosophy, the arts, history, cultural anthropology, psychoanalysis and aesthetics.
Professor Griselda Pollock has participated in a major research project, directed by Dr Brad Evans of Bristol University that solicits position statements from major scholars worldwide on the issue of Disposable Life. This forms part of a larger project titled Histories of Violence.
NOW IN PAPERBACK Concentrationary Cinema: Aesthetics and Resistance in Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog Edited by Griselda Pollock & Max...
Concentrationary Memories: Totalitarian Terror and Cultural Resistance
Edited by Griselda Pollock and Max Silverman
Isabelle de le Court came to Leeds from University of Fribourg in Switzerland and Francesco Ventrella from University of La Sapienza in Rome. They were both awarded their doctorates in 2013 as was Simon Deakin of Edmonton, Canada, visible in the background also in his doctoral gown. They were just ...
Griselda Pollock will be speaking about the life of the German Jewish painter Charlotte Salomon, at this talk at Stanford University.
On Wit(h)nessing, Withdrawing, Retreating, and Participating.
Gifts, Debts, Contradictions and Questions of Sincerity in Contemporary Art Speakman Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds