Danse Macabre: Temporalities of Law in the Visual Arts

Room 920, Level 9, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street

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connor.foley@unimelb.edu.au

A book review seminar for Professor Desmond Manderson’s latest contribution to the interdisciplinary field of law and the humanities: Danse Macabre: Temporalities of Law in the Visual Arts (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The seminar will feature three guest reviewers in the fields of law and arts, a response from Professor Manderson, and the opportunity for Q&A with the author and reviewers.

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Professor Desmond Manderson, Australian National University (ANU)

Professor Desmond Manderson is director of the Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities at Australian National University. He designs innovative interdisciplinary courses with colleagues in English, philosophy, art theory, history, and politics, and pursues a range of collaborative projects with the National Library, the National Gallery, the ABC, and Street Theatre. Recent work examines the intersection of law and the visual arts, notably Law and the Visual: Representations, Technologies and Critique (Toronto 2018); and Danse Macabre: Temporalities of Law in the Visual Arts (Cambridge 2018).