Globalisation on Speed: Capital, Culture, Cinema and China

Open Lecture


Prof. David Li will link the role of “visual culture” to
globalisation’s manufacture of ephemerality. He will
argue for a counter narrative against the production of
spectacle, to imagine a visual culture that might
enable an aesthetics not of sensorial consumption
but contemplation and preservation, so as to bring
the growth of economy back to the root of ecological
sanity, OIKAS, in Greek etymology.

TrAIN Research Centre in collaboration with CCW Graduate School
welcome Professor David Li as the 2013 Fulbright Distinguished Chair.

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    David Li

    Visiting Fellow - Visiting Fellow - Tate/Train Visiting Fellow - Fullbright Visiting Distinguished Chair

    David Leiwei Li is a native son of Shanghai and a naturalized American. He is Professor of English, and the Collins Professor of the Humanities at the University of Oregon.
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