Monthly Archives: September 2014

Taming Manhattan, nuevo libro de Catherine McNeur

Originally posted on multipliciudades:
No puedo esperar a leer Taming Manhattan. Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City, una historia ambiental del Manhattan anterior a la Guerra Civil, en la que Catherine McNeur explora las fronteras porosas entre urbanidad y ruralidad…

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Editorial Assistant wanted, Parrhesia (2014)

Originally posted on Foucault News:
Editorial Assistant wanted, Parrhesia  The Editorial Board of Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy is looking for an Editorial Assistant. This is a voluntary unpaid position. Since 2005, Parrhesia has provided an open-access venue for cutting-edge…

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Archaeology vs. Structuralism (Dreyfus and Rabinow, 53-56)

Atomistic structuralism: elements are completely specified apart from their role in a system (grammar: needs only rules and elements). In archaeology, statements cannot be detached from the system because they are constituted as such by the rules of the enunciative … Continue reading

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Monday 9/29 — Microseminar with Nancy Gillespie on Lacan’s Seminar X (Anxiety)

I’ve hardly engaged with Lacan directly (yet) but I’m very interested in this, from the Simpson Center’s website: A discussion with Nancy Gillespie on Jacques Lacan’s Seminar X “Anxiety” and her work on the gothic and feminist experimental poetics. A … Continue reading

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Don’t Believe the Internet

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2015 AAG CFP: Spinoza and Us

AAG 2015 Call for papers, Chicago 21-25 April 2015 Session title: Spinoza and Us Organisers: Tom Roberts (University of Bristol) and Joanna Mann (University of Bristol) Abstract: It is well-attested that there exist many ‘Spinozas’; the abominable atheist, the vital … Continue reading

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Sonic Branding

Two great resources I’ve uncovered during the final prep for my research seminar “Mapping Desire and Affect”: First, a peek into Audi’s sonic engineering: Second, here is a review of Steve Goodman’s excellent book, Sonic Warfare: Sound, Affect, and the … Continue reading

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Boundaries of the discipline of geography

Stuart Elden posted this story, which tracks word in the tile of over 10,000 dissertations in geography in an attempt to highlight trends in the field. As someone who is not from a geography department but who relies on much … Continue reading

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CFP: Urban Theory’s Others

Originally posted on The Rolling Blackout:
Call for Participants 5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies University of Edinburgh, June 10-12, 2015 http://emotionalgeographiesconference.wordpress.com/ Session Organizers: Heather McLean (University of Glasgow) and Leslie Kern (Mount Allison University) Title: Urban Theory’s…

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Geopolitical Economy: States, Economies and the Capitalist World Order – call for papers

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Call for papers on an interesting theme. See also the Society and Space virtual theme issue on Geopolitical Economy edited by Deb Cowen and me back in 2013. Geopolitical Economy: States, Economies and the Capitalist World Order Research…

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