Monthly Archives: January 2012

Henry Miller’s advice for writers

This has been doing the rounds, I got it from Biblioklept.

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The Epic Mode and Territory

This is a question I received that I can’t answer – anyone reading this have a sense of whether this has been done, is possible, or plausible? The request comes from Joel Gladd (jgladd@wisc.edu) but do please reply through comments. … Continue reading

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The History of Cartography – now free online

The University of Chicago Press have made volume 1 and the three books of volume 2 of the magisterial History of Cartography freely available online. The homepage for the project as a whole is here.

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Harvey on Capital, Vol II

The first lecture is now up, here. There is a brief interview at the beginning, and then something of an overview to follow.

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The Ontological Turn in Contemporary Philosophy

Third Annual International Summer School in German Philosophy: “The Ontological Turn in Contemporary Philosophy” (July 2-13, 2012) at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Speakers include Ray Brassier, Iain Hamilton Grant, Martin Hägglund, Graham Harman and Slavoj Zizek. What is the world? What do we mean … Continue reading

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Society and Space new issue

A new issue of Society and Space is now out – includes a theme section of essays on the Swiss geographer Claude Raffestin, edited by Francisco Klauser. Full table of contents here.

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Zizek on Hegel – table of contents for forthcoming book

You can find the table of contents of Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism here. Thanks to Ayşe Mermutlu for the link.

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IBRU Borderlines newsletter

A new issue of Borderlines, the newsletter and calendar of events from the International Boundaries Research Unit at Durham, is now available online. It includes the workshop programme, border news, and a brief note from me about taking over as Academic … Continue reading

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Derek Gregory – The Everywhere War

via Territorial Masquerades, the audio of a lecture by Derek Gregory is available online.

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The Continuum Companion to Leibniz reviewed

The Continuum Companion to Leibniz is reviewed at NDPR – the whole review is open access, so will only quote a couple of telling lines: On the whole, the volume is of exceptional quality. Each and every article represents an … Continue reading

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