King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will host “The Political Uses of Emotion,” a lecture by NYU cultural historian Jo Labanyi, on Thurs., March 9.
NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) will host “The Political Uses of Emotion,” a lecture by NYU cultural historian Jo Labanyi, on Thurs., March 9, 6:30 p.m., 53 Washington Square South (between Sullivan St. and Thompson St.).
The event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please call 212.998.3650 or visit www.kjcc.org. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place); A, B, C, D, E, F, M (West 4th Street).
The lecture marks the inauguration of “The Emergency Lectures: Public Scholarship on Power, Culture and Resistance,” a series featuring NYU thinkers and writers whose work has an urgent bearing on the present. They will introduce historical and contemporary case studies to comprehend our political moment through historical contextualization and provoke conversations that can foster informed engagement and response.
Labanyi is a distinguished cultural historian of modern Spain and Spanish cinema, coordinating editor of the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, and chair of the Spanish and Portuguese Department at NYU.
Since 1997, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of New York University has centered on increasing awareness of Spain and the Spanish-speaking world at NYU and fostering cultural and intellectual exchange. Having established itself with numerous well-received programs, it offers a wide array of lectures, conferences, readings, screenings, exhibitions, among different special events, with the aim of reaching a growing audience while deepening its commitment to its current constituency. For more, please visit www.kjcc.org.