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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