CalArts MA Aesthetics and Politics Program Announces Saidiya Hartman as 2021 Theorist in Residence

Earlier this year, the California Institute of the Arts announced their Theorist in Residence for 2021: Saidiya Hartman, former co-director Engendering the Archive. The initiative invites “theorists focusing on media, urban or global studies to spend up to two weeks at CalArts to teach workshops, faculty seminars and give a public lecture.” Previous Theorists in Residence include N. Katherine Hayles, Judith Butler, and Lauren Berlant. Saidiya Hartman is Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Women's and Gender Studies at Columbia University.