Monthly Archives: July 2017

Primo Levi – Translating and Being Translated

Primo Levi – Translating and Being Translated, translated by Harry Thomas Advertisements

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On the Philosophische Fragmente – the original version of Adorno and Horkheimer’s The Dialectic of Enlightenment

James Schmidt has two fascinating posts discussing the history of the Philosophische Fragmente – the original version of Adorno and Horkheimer’s The Dialectic of Enlightenment. Part I and Part II  

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Judith Butler “Critique, Crisis, Violence” – video of Bologna lecture

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Figure/Ground interview with Catherine Malabou

Figure/Ground interview with Catherine Malabou: Dr. Malabou was interviewed by Gerardo Flores Peña. July 25th, 2017. Catherine Malabou is a professor of philosophy at The European Graduate School / EGS and professor of modern European philosophy at the Centre for … Continue reading

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Neil Brenner, Debating Planetary Urbanization: For an Engaged Pluralism – open access working paper

Neil Brenner, “Debating planetary urbanization: for an engaged pluralism,” Working Paper, Urban Theory Lab, Harvard GSD, Summer 2017. This essay reflects on recent debates around planetary urbanization, many of which have been articulated through strikingly dismissive caricatures of the core … Continue reading

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Michelle Terry appointed as new artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe

Earlier this week it was announced that Michelle Terry had been appointed as the new artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe. This follows the premature end to Emma Rice’s time in that role (which I reported and briefly commented on last … Continue reading

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Adam Kotsko interview in The Revealer on The Prince of this World

Adam Kotsko interview in The Revealer – The Prince of This World: Adam Kotsko and Patrick Blanchfield in Conversation Adam Kotsko is a prolific writer and scholar whose work has tackled subjects ranging from the Church Fathers to prestige TV to … Continue reading

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Words in Worlds: An Interview with Kathleen Stewart in Cultural Anthropology

Words in Worlds: An Interview with Kathleen Stewart in Cultural Anthropology, conducted by Andrés Romero and Toby Austin Locke. Thanks to Ben Anderson for the link.

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The Guardian on ‘the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London’

The Guardian has an interesting and disturbing feature on ‘the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London‘; along with a commentary by Bradley L. Garrett. The map itself is here.  

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Marianne Janack, María Pía Lara, Eduardo Mendieta, and Martin Woessner – A Forum on Richard Rorty

Marianne Janack, María Pía Lara, Eduardo Mendieta, and Martin Woessner – A Forum on Richard Rorty in the Los Angeles Review of Books AFTER DONALD J. TRUMP was elected president of the United States, the American philosopher Richard Rorty (1931–2007) … Continue reading

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