Ecstatic Corona: A Conversation on Diversity

DATE & TIME: 6:00pm - 7:30pm EST February 12, 2014
A visual and sound multimedia performance about Corona, Queens

Ecstatic Corona is a visual and sound multimedia performance using a remix of field recordings and electronic sounds, spoken words, and dance to bring Corona to you as an icon of those places created by various forces to bear more violence, more hatred and perhaps more love than other places do, a place where annihilation threatens but where survival is magnificent for all the effort and resilience it takes to survive. We have found Corona; we still are looking for Corona. We ask you to join us in seeking your CORONA too.


About the performer 

Patricia Ticineto Clough is professor of Sociology and Women’s Studies at the Graduate Center and Queens College of the City University of New York. She is author of Autoaffection: Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology (2000); Feminist Thought: Desire, Power and Academic Discourse (1994) and The End(s) of Ethnography: From Realism to Social Criticism (1998). She is editor of The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (2007), a collection of essays by Sociology graduate students drawn from the dissertations. Clough’s work draws on theoretical traditions concerned with technology, new media, affect, the unconscious, timespace and political economy.


Sponsored by the Conversations on Diversity Committee

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