Lecture Frans-Willem Korsten

Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (NL)

Lecture followed by discussion and research presentations. Only for PhDArts students.

Reading list

  • Ian Hacking, ''Language, Truth, and Reason' - 30 years later'
  • Chunglin Kwa, 'Alliances between Styles: A New Model for the Interaction Between Science and Technology'


Frans Willem Korsten (NL, 1959) is professor in Literature and Society at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in addition to working at the department of Film- and Literary Studies of Leiden University.

Since 2010, Korsten has been Director of Education of the Leiden Insitute for Cultural Disciplines in 2010. He is a member of the editorial board for Boom-The Hague Publishers, Amsterdam University Press, and the open access Journal of Dutch Literature (AUP.) In the past he has also worked for the Dutch Council for Culture as chairman for the Letters section, and is now a member of the Rotterdam Council for Culture.