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Visual & Media Cultures Colloquium - Hagi Kenaan

"What makes an Image Ethical?"
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 3:00am to 5:00am
Communications Building, Studio C (UCSC)
Presented by: 
Arts Division
Film and Digital Media
History of Art and Visual Culture


Hagi Kenaan (Ph.D, Yale University 1995) is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University. He specializes in continental philosophy, phenomenology, and the philosophy of art. In addition to authoring studies of Husserl, Heidgger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Derrida, he is the author of The Present Personal: Philosophy and the Hidden Face of Language (Columbia University Press, 2005) and, most recently, Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as an Optics (Tel Aviv, 2008), which explores the contribution of the ethical thinking of Levinas to our understanding of the visual. 


Associate Professor Hagi Kenaan, Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University


Free and open to the public.


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