Summer School: Archive Futures: Operations, Time Objects, Collectives

(We’ll forgive them for stealing our name!)


Archive Futures: Operations, Time Objects, Collectives

Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies, 14 – 20 June 2015

Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie

(Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Location:              Germany

Closing Date:      10 December 2014

Coordinators: Christoph Eggersglüß (Weimar), Mladen Gladic (Princeton)


The Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies – a collaboration between the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie, IKKM) and Princeton University (German Department) – returns to Weimar in 2015 for its fifth installment. The topic will be “Archive Futures: Operations, Time Objects, Collectives”.
The Summer School will be directed by Lorenz Engell (Weimar, Media Philosophy) and Thomas Y. Levin (Princeton, German/Program in Media+Modernity). The faculty will include, among others: Gleb Albert and Monika Dommann (Zürich, History; DFG Research Group Media and Mimesis), Eva von Engelberg-Dockal (Weimar, Architectural History; DFG Research Group Media and Mimesis), Stephan Gregory (Weimar, Media of Historiography; DFG Research Group Media and Mimesis), Mark Hansen (Durham, Media Studies – to be confirmed), Michael W. Jennings (Princeton, German), Meredith Martin (Princeton, English & Center for Digital Humanities – to be confirmed) and Lynn Spigel (Evanston, Screen Cultures – to be confirmed).

The Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies invites applications from outstanding doctoral candidates throughout the world in media studies and related fields such as film studies, literary studies, philosophy, art history, architecture, sociology, politics, the history of science and visual culture.

All application materials must be received by 10 December 2014 and should be sent by email to

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