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SCHRÖDER LECTURE: FAUST ON FACEBOOK, OR HOW WE LOSE TRACK OF EVERYTHING BY...
Thu 20 October 2016, 17:15 – 18:30 BST
Roberto Simanowski takes us on an unsettling tour through the psychological and political implications of mobile media. ‘Sharing’ every moment, he argues, is a flight from solitude and from society in a digital nation whose only actual shared value is desiring to ‘share’. But can social media prepare us for dissent? Can there be robust, anti-essentialist perspectives without real-world engagement?