Stephen Melville Lectures

Stephen Melville Lectures

Stephen Melville is a Visiting Professor at Central Saint Martins and Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University. He is the author of Philosophy beside Itself: On Deconstruction and Modernism and Seams: Art as a Philosophical Context. In 2001 he was one of the principle authors, editors and curators of the As Painting: Division and Displacement exhibition and book.


These lectures are a part of the Tableau Project: 

Location:   CSM   Lecture Theatre

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  – Booking through Platform Theatre

Free to students please contact  Madeleine King  l assistant academic administrator l art programme (



Thursday 13th November 2014
Reading, Hegel
6.45 – 8pm  E002

Wednesday 19th November 2014
Daniel Buren: Becoming Painting
6.45 – 8pm  E003

Wednesday 26th November 2014
Serra’s Absoluteness
6.45 – 8pm E002

Wednesday 3rd December 2014
Experience in the ’60s
6.45 – 8pm E003

Tuesday 27th January 2015
Lecture 5: Hesse, Reading
6.30- 8pm E002

Friday 13th February 2015
Lecture 6: Smithson’s Time
6.30 – 8pm E002

Thursday 19th February 2015
Lecture 7: Taking Measure: Eliseman/Lawler
6.30 E003

Thursday 30th April 2015
Lecture 8: Why Hegel?
6.30 E003


The Doctoral Platform at CSM offers PhD candidates the space in which to meet, share research, as well as co-ordinate, curate and participate in a variety of events.

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