dhr. dr. S.M. (Sudeep) Dasgupta
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur
1012 XT Amsterdam
- (2012) "Policing the People: Television Studies and the problem of 'quality'", NECS-US: The European Journal of Media Studies 1. http://www.necsus-ejms.org/policing-the-people-television-studies-and-the-problem-of-quality-by-sudeep-dasgupta/
- (2012) "The Aesthetics of Displacement and the Performance of Migration" in Mieke Bal and Miguel Hernandez-Navarro (eds.), Art and Visibility in Migratory Culture: Conflict, Resistance and Agency (Rodopi: New York and Amsterdam)
- (2011) "The Spare Image in an Unsparing World: Framing the Soldier in an Indeterminate War", Transformations 19
- (2010) "Alterity and Identities: The Paradoxes of
Authenticity" in A. Hoffman and E. Peeren (eds.),
Representation Matters: (Re)articulating Collective
Identities in a Postcolonial World (Rodopi: New York and
- (2009) "Words, Bodies, Times: Queer Theory before and
after itself", borderlands 8:2 (Special issue:
Jacques Ranci è re on the shores of Queer theory)
- (2009) "Resonances and Disjunctions: Matrixial
Subjectivity andQueer theory", Studies in the Maternal 2
(Special issue: Seduction into Life - Co-responding with
- (2009) "JacquesRancière", in Felicity Colman (ed.), Film, Theory and Philosophy: The Key Thinkers , Durham: Acumen.
- (2009) "Trouble in the Contact Zone: Culture and Art in
the Age of Identity", Van Abbe Museum 5 ( 15 January
- 29 March )
- (2009) "Conjunctive Times, Disjointed Time: Philosophy
between Enigma and Disagreement", Parallax 52
(Special issue: Jacques Ranci è re - In Disagreement)
- (2008) "The Visuality of the Other: The place of the migrant between Derrida's Ethics and Rancière's Aesthetics in Calais: the Last Border ", in A. Rotas and M. Aydemir, Migrant Settings (Rodopi: New York and Amsterdam)
- (2008) "Art is goingelsewhere...and Politics has to catch it: An Interview with Jacques Rancière", Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy , 2008(1): 70-76.
- (2008) Between Surfaces and Depths: The Afterlives of "Tales of Sound in Fury". In P. Pisters et al. Mindthe Screen: Media Concepts according to Thomas Elsaesser . Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. ( with Wim Staat).
- (2008) Between the Aesthetics of Migration and Migratory Aesthetics. In Grant Watson et al. Santhal Family: Positions around an Indian Sculpture . Antwerpen: Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst.
- "The Politics of Contamination: Review of Pheng Cheah, Inhuman Conditions: On Cosmopolitanism and Human Rights ", in Krisis: Journal for Contemporary Philosophy , 2008 (3): 47-52.
- (2007) Running A(g)round: Migratory Aesthetics and the Politics of Translation. In Sam Durrant and C.M. Lord(Eds.) Essays in Migratory Aesthetics: Cultural Practices Between Migration and Art-Making . Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi.
- (2007) Jacques Ranciere en de spiraal van het denken over politiek en esthetiek. In Jacques Ranciere, Het Esthetische Denken . Amsterdam: Valiz.
- BOOK : (2007) Constellations of the Transnational: Modernity, Culture, Critique . (Ed.) Rodopi: Amsterdam and New York.
- (2007) Cultural Constellations, Critique and the Work of Cultural Studies. In Constellations of the Transnational: Modernity, Culture , Critique. Sudeep Dasgupta (Ed.). Rodopi: Amsterdam & New York.
- · (2007) Whither Culture? Globalization, Media and the promise of Cultural Studies. In Constellations of the Transnational: Modernity, Culture, Critique . Sudeep Dasgupta (Ed.) Rodopi: Amsterdam&NewYork.
- (2006) Multiple Symptoms and the Visible Real: Culture,
Media and the Displacements of Vision. [In]Visible Culture:
AnElectronic Journal for Visual Culture 10.
- (2004) Visual Culture and the Place of Modernity. In Ackbar Abbas and John Erni (eds.), Internationalizing Cultural Studies: A Reader . London: Blackwell.
- (2006) Gods in the Sacred Marketplace: Hindu Nationalism
and the Return of the Aura in the Public Sphere. In Birgit
Meyer and Annelies Moors (eds.), Religion, Media and the
Public Sphere . Indianapolis-Bloomington: Indiana
- (2005) Suspending the Body: Biopower and the Contradiction of Family Values in Les Terres Froides . In Wim Staat and Patricia Pisters (eds.), Shooting the Family: Transnational Media and Intercultural Values . Amsterdam: Amsterdam UP.
- (2003) On Screen: Electronic Media and the Embodied Subject. Etnofoor 15, 1/2 (double issue)
- (2003) and Kooijman, J. Kijken 'tussen' twee culturen: Watching Driving Miss Palmen . In Tessa Boerman, Patricia Pisters and Jose Segal (eds.), Beeldritsen: Visuele Cultuur en ethnische diversiteit in Nederland . Amsterdam: de Balie
- (2000) Queering the Centre:Marginality, Sexuality and the Politics of Multiculturalism. Thamyris 7, 1/2 (double issue)
- (1999) Beyond Race Thinking. Postcolonial Studies 2.2.
- (1999) Topologies of Nationalism: Constructing the Native
between the Local and the Global. In James N. Brown and
Patricia M. Sant (eds.), Indigeneity: Constructions and
Re/Presentations . Commack, New York: Nova Science
- Europeanizing Spaces: Cultural Encounters and Entangled Histories [Joint ASCA-ICG research project]
- What's Queer Here [ ASCA research project ]
- Migratory Aesthetics [ ASCA research project ]
Conferences ( selection )
(Keynotes Lecture): Dissensual Configurations: The Politics of Literarity across Cultural Forms. Literature and Intervention HERMES Symposium, June 2012
(Plenary Lecture): Staging Europe and the Dialectics of Disclosure Current Issues in European Cultural Studies, Narkopping, Sweden, 2011
Quality Television: Cultural Studies and the Discursive Staging of "the People" Cultural Studies and the Popular, Conference at the American University in Paris, 2011
Cultural Difference and Paternalism: Lecture-Conversation with Judith Butler
International Institute for Visual Arts, London. February 2011
Virtual Palimpsests: Memorializing Otherness through an Aesthetics of Transiency
The Afterlives of Monuments Conference, Central St. Martin's, London and TRAiN, London, April 2010.
Encountering Frames of War between the Politics ofDetachment and attachment
"Frames of War" Intensive Programme (under the direction of Judith Butler), [Cosmopolitanism, Peace and Conflict]
Centre for the Humanities, University of Utrecht
The Power of the Relation: Art and Emancipation in Rancière, Adorno and Benjamin
NECS Conference, University of Lund,Lund, 2009.
Relational Thinking and Migrancy: The Politics of Space and the Image of Europe
Migratory Politics conference, ASCA/Cendeac, Amsterdam, 2007.
Migratory Aesthetics/ Aesthetic Migrations: Contrapuntal Notes on the Aesthetics of Displacement
Migratory Aesthetics conference, Murcia/Cendeac, Spain. 2007
Signatures of the Invisible: Postmodernism, Technology and
the Convergence of the Cinematic Subject.
Second Congress of the European Network forCinema andMedia Studies. Vienna. 2007
Postcolonial Screens and QueerRe-Visions: Modernity, Media
and the Sexualized Body.
Screen Studies Conference, Glasgow. 2007
Time,Space and the Political: The EU and the Partition of
Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Istanbul, July 2006.
Another Turn of the Screw: Dialectical Contradictions, Critical Aesthetics and Unthinking the Political.
Politics and Aesthetics: With and Around Jacques Rancière, University of Amsterdam, June 2006.
Ethics, Politics and the Visuality of the Other
Migratory Aesthetics Conference, ASCA and CentreCATH, Leeds, January 2006.
The Memory of Hope: Migratory Aesthetics in the Politics of Before Night Falls
Migratory Aesthetics Conference, ASCA and CATH, Amsterdam, January 2005
Digging for Television in the Multimedia Age: Media
Archaeology , TV and the Elusive Object of Quality.
First Alpe-Adria Cultural StudiesConference: The Landscapes of Cultural Studies, Klagenfurt, October 2005.
Between the Retina and the Body: Regimes of Visuality
andtheTruths of Modernity
Visual Knowledges Conference, Edinburgh, September, 2003.
Betweenthe fences: Postcolonial culture and the Aestheticization of Politics
Accented Cultures Conference, Amsterdam, June,2003
Media, Postmodernism and the Place of Identity.
CrossroadsinCultural Studies Conference, Tampere, June 2002.
Nation on Fire: Gender, Sexuality and the Politics of
Disrobing in Indian Cinema.
Mediatizing Privacy: Conference organized by University of Amsterdam and Centre d'Études Recherches Internationale, Paris, Amsterdam, May, 2002.
Hindu (Trans)Nationalism: The Aura of Modernity and the
Promises of Globalization
International Conference: Religion, Media and the Public Sphere, ASSR, University of Amsterdam and ISIM, Leiden, November, 2001 .
Profane Illuminations: Intellectual Visuality and Images of
Sacrality Under Globalisation.
Political Theologies Conference, Amsterdam ( Harvard University-University of Amsterdam), July 2001.
Producing Culture, Consuming Identity: Contemporary
Globalisations and the Production of "Indian Culture".
Annual South Asia Studies Conference, Madison-Wisconsin, October, 2000.
Teaching Conducted at UvA
Graduate level (Ph.D, M.A and Research Master's)
Ph.D Theory seminar in Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis (ASCA)
Research Seminar Cultural Analysis
Postcolonial Identity and Film
Media Archaeology (Film)
The Frankfurt School andPostmodernism
Manifestos and Media: Modernism to the Digital Age
Television Studies: Theory and debates
Postcolonial Theory and Media
Adorno, Benjamin and Visual Culture
Media, Culture, Identity
Television: An Introduction
Philosophy for theHumanities
The Frankfurt School and Postmodernism
Postmodernism: Jameson and Lyotard
Multiculturalism and Media
Teaching elsewhere in the Humanities
Theodor Adorno: Critical and Aesthetic Theory
( Ph.D colloquim -Department of Philosophy, 2003)
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Invited Lectures/ Interviews (selection)
Marie Jahoda Guest Rrofessor, Ruhr Universitat - Bochum,
Germany, Autumn 2011.
Visiting Scholar, Summer Institute in Critical Theory, Northwestern University, Summer 2011.
Between Looking and Seeing : Art, Politics and the Freedom
New Museum of Modern Art, New York, April 2009.
Interview with Ari Libsker, Director of Stalags
FilmIsreal , Amsterdam, May 2009
Discussant with Darius Rejali, author of Torture and Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2007)
De Balie, Amsterdam, June 2009.
Discussant, with KajaSilverman
Media, Art, media art and intermediality
Amsterdam, October 2008
"Politics and Aesthetics"
Interview with Jacques Rancière
de Balie, Amsterdam, 2007.
"Cultural identity, Globalization".
Discussion with Abdelkader Benali and IgorDobriçiç
Be(com)ing Dutch Caucus,Eindhoven,vanAbbe Museum
Keywords:Culture [Discussion series]
with Adrian Riflkin
Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst (MuhKA), Antwerp, 2007
"Media and Identity after 9-11"
Interview, Dutch Television NED 1, 2007
"Waitingin the Border: Productive Uncertainties/Uncertain
Book launch Symposium in honour of Inge E. Boer Dec 1, 2006.
"Alterity and Identity: The Paradoxes of
Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis conference on Alterities and Identities, 2004
"Modernity, Vision and the Regimes of truth".
Lecture presented at the Visual Culture Program, University of Middlesex Graduate Program, London, September 23, 2003.
"The Mind-Body relation in Cinema: Les Terres
Lecture, Film and Philosophy, Studium Generale, September 2003
"Cultural studies, Critique and the Form of Value", in
colloquimorganized by Amsterdam School of Cultural
University of Amsterdam, May 30, 2002.
"Postcolonial Criticism and Cultural Studies: Interventions
and Intersections in aTheoryof Power".
Facultät von Media-Fernsehwissenshaften, Universität Ruhr-Bochum, July 11, 2002.
"Inescapable Stupefactions: Technology, Modernityand the
Redemption of Aesthetics".
Conference on Technological Innovation andCultural Change: Interdisciplinary perspectives on media and thepublic sphere.
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St.Paul, September 23, 2002.
"The Sentence of Death: Postcolonial Theory,Language and the
Politics of Hybridity".
Lecture at the Zentrum fur Literaturforschung, Berlin, to the Graduiertenkolleg, Representation-Rhetorik-Wissen, Europa Universität Viadrina, June 16, 2000.
"Media, Global Culture andPeterBrook's Mahabharata
Studium Generale, Univ. of Amsterdam
"Displacement in the Field of Vision: Diseases,
Symptomsand Other Spectacles".
Art Theoryand Practice, Gerrit Rietveld Kunst Academie, Amsterdam, July 4, 1999.
- S.M. Dasgupta (2013). Detours, Delays, Derailments: La Petite Jérusalem and Slow Training in Culture. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
- S.M. Dasgupta (2013). The spiral of thought in the work of Jacques Ranciere. Theory & Event, 16(1).
- S.M. Dasgupta (2012). Policing the people: Television Studies and the problem of 'quality'. NECS European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, 1(1).
- S.M. Dasgupta (2011). The Aesthetics of Displacement and the Performance of Migration. In Thamyris intersecting: place, sex and race (23). Amsterdam.
- S.M. Dasgupta (2011). The Spare Image in an Unsparing World: Framing the soldier in an indeterminate war. Transformations, 19.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2010). Alterity and identities: the paradoxes of authenticity. In A. Hoffmann & E. Peeren (Eds.), Representation matters: (re)articulating collective identities in a postcolonial world (Thamyris intersecting: place, sex, and race, 20) (pp. 33-46). Amsterdam [etc.]: Rodopi.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2009). Words, bodies, times: Queer Theory before and after itself. Borderlands E-Journal, 8(2).[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2009). Jacques Rancière. In F. Colman (Ed.), Film, theory and philosophy: the key thinkers (pp. 339-348). London: Acumen.
- S. Dasgupta (2009). Conjunctive times, disjointed time: philosophy between enigma and disagreement. Parallax, 15(3), 3-19.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2009). Resonances and disjunctions: matrixial subjectivity and queer theory. Studies in the Maternal, 1(2).[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta & W. Staat (2008). Of surfaces and depths: the afterlives of ''Tales of sound and fury''. In J. Kooijman, P. Pisters & W. Strauven (Eds.), Mind the screen: media concepts according to Thomas Elsaesser (pp. 43-59). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
- S. Dasgupta (2008). Managing the contradictions of culture. In H. Weeda, O. Chenal, G. Chierchia, L. Mathol & G. Wagner (Eds.), Managing diversity? Art and (the art of) organisational change (pp. 171-175). Amsterdam: Mets & Schilt.
- S. Dasgupta (2008). Between the aesthetics of migration and migratory aesthetics. In G. Watson, A. Dasgupta & M. Szewczyk (Eds.), Santhal Family: positions around an Indian sculpture (pp. 98-105). Antwerpen: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen.
- S. Dasgupta (2008). The visuality of the Other: the place of the migrant between Derrida's Ethics and Rancière's Aesthetics in 'Calais: the last Border'. In M. Aydemir & A. Rotas (Eds.), Migratory settings (Thamyris/Intersecting: place, sex and race, 19) (pp. 181-193). Amsterdam [etc.]: Rodopi.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2007). Cultural constellations, critique and modernity: an introduction. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), Constellations of the transnational: modernity, culture, critique (Thamyris/intersecting: place, sex, and race, 14) (pp. 9-22). Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi.
- S.M. Dasgupta (2007). Jacques Ranciere en de spiraal van het denken over politiek en esthetiek. In S. de Boer (Ed.), Het esthetisch denken (text & context). Amsterdam: Valiz.
- S. Dasgupta (2007). Whither culture? Globalization, media and the promises of cultural studies. In S. Dasgupta (Ed.), Constellations of the transnational: modernity, culture, critique (Thamyris/intersecting: place, sex, and race, 14) (pp. 139-175). Amsterdam: Rodopi.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2007). Running a(g)round: migratory aesthetics and the politics of translation. In S. Durrant & C.M. Lord (Eds.), Essays in migratory aesthetics: cultural practices between migration and art-making (Thamyris intersecting: place, sex, and race, 17) (pp. 191-203). Amsterdam: Rodopi.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (Ed.). (2007). Constellations of the transnational: modernity, culture, critique. (Thamyris/intersecting: place, sex, and race, 14). Amsterdam/New York: Ropodi.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2008). The politics of contamination. [Review of the book Inhuman conditions: on cosmopolitanism and human rights]. Krisis, 9(3), 47-52.[go to publisher's site]
- S. Dasgupta (2008). Art is going elsewhere: and politics has to catch it : an interview with Jacques Rancière. Krisis, 9(1), 70-76.[go to publisher's site]
- S.M. Dasgupta (2009). Trouble in the Contact Zone: Culture and Art in the Age of Identity. In Van Abbe Museum (5).