Wednesday, June 21, 6.30 PM
PHILIPPE-JOSEPH SALAZAR
WORDS ARE WEAPONS: UNDERSTANDING AND COUNTERACTING TERRORIST PROPAGANDA
Philippe-Joseph Salazar is a French rhetorician and philosopher who studied with Jacques Derrida and Roland Barthes. Director of the Collège international de philosophie from 1998 to 2004, he is professor emeritus of Rhetoric at the Cape Town University, South Africa, and lecturer in institutions all over the world. In 2015 he received the Prix Bristol des Lumières for his essay Words are Weapons.

Introduction by Urs Stahel

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Saturday, June 24
10 AM

VICTOR I. STOICHITA
ON THE VISUAL DEVICES OF MODERNITY.
FROM LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI TO ALFRED HITCHCOCK
Session of the conference “Literary Modernity and the possibilities of the visual”, in collaboration with the University of Bologna and the Italian Society for the Study of literary Modernity.

Victor Stoichita is Professor for Art history at the University of Fribourg. He also teaches History of forms within the Master in Italian language, literature and civilisation of Lugano University. He was visiting professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, at the Scuola di Studi Umanistici in Bologna and at Harvard University. He was a researcher in many international institutions among which the Institute for Advanced Study di Princeton, the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin, the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut) in Rome.

After the talk, round table moderated by Giuseppe Lupo

11.30 PM
LIQUID WRITINGS, WEB WRITINGS 
Alberto Bertoni, Marco Ferrario, Giulio Mozzi, Anna da Re

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Free admission. Reservation is mandatory.

After each event, guided tour of the exhibition “The Power of Images” at the MAST PhotoGallery.

The MAST parking is available upon reservation with entrance from via Vittoria, in front of number 18, subject to availability.