Charisma of the Book: Global Perspectives


WHEN March 14-16, 2016
WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

This workshop brings together scholars, artists, and curators in the fields of religion, literature, art history, and media, to develop global perspectives on the history and future of the book. How might the concept of charisma illuminate the materialization—and marginalization—of the book's cultural status and social power in the digital age? Image © Dia Azzawi
Convened by
  • Thomas Augst, Associate Professor of English, NYUAD
  • Kiene Brillenburg Wurth, Professor of Literature and Comparative Media and Director of Graduate Studies, Utrecht University
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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