The Arcades Project and Empire - Dan and Cheryl present Antonia Juhasz and Miriam Sas

Dan and Cheryl at Home in the Green Room - Conflating studio, home, and talk show, Dan Spencer and Cheryl Meeker moderate a discussion about the context in which Bay Area Now 4 is set. The significance of Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project and the global reach and aesthetic influence of commodity and empire will be touchstones for discussion.

Special Guests:

Antonia Juhasz is Antonia Juhasz is Director of the Chevron Program at Global Exchange, and is a policy-analyst, author, activist, and author of The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time, Regan Books, 2005.

Miryam Sas, Ph.D Yale University is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Film Studies at UC Berkeley, and author of Fault Lines: Cultural Memory and Japanese Surrealism, Stanford University Press, 1999.

This event took place Thursday, September 1, 2005 as part of Green Room Now, Stretcher's event series. Green Room Nowwas Stretcher's contribution to the exhibitionBay Area Now 4, at Yerba Beuna Center for the Arts.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts