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WHAP!—the West Hollywood Aesthetics and Politics lecture series—was launched in the Fall of 2011, and is co-hosted by the city of West Hollywood and the MA Program in Aesthetics & Politics.
The series' lineup ranges from political debates to film screenings and performances, as well as conversations about art, architecture and philosophy. Most events will take place either in the Council Chambers (street level) or in the Community Room (upstairs) at the West Hollywood library, located on 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069. All events are free and open to the public. Visit the CalArts Calendar for full event listings.
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WHAP! Lecture Series
Cultural Policy and Ungovernability, 1967-1982
Sarah Brouillette is Professor of English at Carleton University, where she teaches contemporary literature, the history of the book, and social and cultural theory. She is the author of Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace (2007), Literature and the Creative Economy (2014), and a forthcoming study of the history of cultural policy.
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