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International Symposium Assemblage Thinking: Theory, Analysis, Practice And Governance Press Release

I was fortunate to spend last weekend in Mytilene, Greece (Lesbos) for this symposium on assemblage thinking. It was an interesting experience for many reasons, the foremost of which is that I do not not directly engage with much of … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner (ed.) Implosions/Explosions – forthcoming

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Jovis Verlag have a page up for Neil Brenner’s collection, Implosions/Explosions: Towards a Study of Planetary Urbanization. In 1970, Henri Lefebvre put forward the radical hypothesis of the complete urbanization of society, a circumstance that in…

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Political Affect

Over at becoming poor (our UW-based reading group) & nomad scholarship (our shared blog with the outside world, which began as a collaboration with one of Eugene Holland’s seminars at OSU) we are beginning to ramp up for another quarter … Continue reading

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John Protevi, Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences – reviewed by Todd May

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John Protevi’s Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences is reviewed by Todd May at NDPR.

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Incorporeal transformations 1

Incorporeal transformations Plateau 4: November 20, 1923 – Postulates of Linguistics I. “Language is Informational and Communicational” Start with collective assemblages of enunciation (CAE): There is no individual enunciation, nor is there a subject of enunciation (79). “The social character … Continue reading

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Protevi on Foucault’s method 5 (+ neolib)

Last installment; get Protevi’s essay here. Neoliberalism and the art of governing Pastoral power – first individualizing practices (~grid he used for human sciences: discipline, STP, 128) Governmentality: move “outside” (beneath?) the state administrative/absolute state’s raison d’Etat, which is nascent … Continue reading

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Protevi on Foucault’s method 4

Existence and possibility To conclude his discussion of F’s methodology, P turns to “two fascinating passages which display his nuanced position in which a grid of intelligibility reveals the interactive realist constitution of objects of a dispositif.” 1)    F’s investigation … Continue reading

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