Friday, September 23, 2016

BA CVC Lecturer, Dr Tim Stott, to chair panel of speakers at the Society of Literature, Science and the Arts 30th Annual Meeting Atlanta, Georgia, 4 November 2016

Tim's panel is called Weird Systems and will examine the weirder aspects of cybernetics in post-war artistic and literary culture.
 The panel will consider what we might still learn from those occasions where systems become weird.
The panel, chaired by Dr Tim Stott (Dublin Institute of Technology), will include the following papers:
Professor Bruce Clarke (Texas Tech University), ‘Cosmic Weirdness in John Lilly’s The Scientist: A Novel Autobiography’, Professor Philip Thurtle (University of Washington), ‘William Bateson’s Waves of Living Flesh’,
Dr Francis Halsall (National College of Art and Design, Dublin & University of the Free State, Bloemfontein), ‘Occult Systems: ‘Thinking the Absolute’ in Luhmanns’s Systems Theory’.

For full Conference Programme, click here: litsciarts Conference Programme 2016