On Saturday, 22 March, 12.00 PM, Dr. Nandita Biswas Mellamphy will present a seminar on an upcoming book she is co-editing entitled The Digital Dionysus: Nietzsche and the Post Human Condition, a discussion of whether Nietzsche can be considered a thinker of our contemporary technological condition. Readings for Dr. Biswas Mellamphy's seminar will be available Wednesday,19 March in the Contemporary Studies Programme Office. The seminar takes place in the Senior Common Room, A & A Building, University of King's College.
Dr. Mellamphy is a professor at the University of Western Ontario Political Science department and also teaches as part of the Western Centre for Theory and Criticism. She specializes in critical and radical political theory as well as the history of political thought from antiquity to post-modernity. Her topics of study include post-humanism, digital media culture, continental philosophy (especially the work of Friedrich Nietzsche and the post-Nietzscheans), and the political dimensions of contemporary science-fiction and current-day neuroscience.
Free with a reception to follow.