Category Archives: Jane Bennett

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects

I mentioned the conference of this name before, and linked to audio recordings (here, here and here); now the book is coming out with Oliphaunt Books, an impress of Punctum Books. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen is the editor and posts more details here. … Continue reading

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Roundup

Back home in York. Lots to catch up on. Graham Harman’s review of Jane Bennett’s Vibrant Matter is in the new issue of New Formations (via Graham’s blog). Doesn’t seem to be available online. Visual/Method/Culture is a new blog from … Continue reading

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Roundup

Back in Canberra after a great few days in Tasmania. Will it be five years before I’m there again? Anyway, a post with a bunch of links… More stuff on blogs, here, here and here. More on the ‘Animal, Vegetable, … Continue reading

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

Over at In the Middle, a couple of interesting reports on the Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods conference. Eileen Joy on Jane Bennett’s keynote here – The audio of the lecture “Powers of the … Continue reading

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Of fellowships and stone

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen reports here on his good news of an ALCS fellowship, and the project that he will be working on. A few things I found interesting in his post, which I am relating to my own experience of … Continue reading

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Audio from two London conferences

I posted details of these two conferences before. The Political Life of Things (3 Dec, Imperial War Museum, London) – sound archive here, including Jane Bennett and many others Vertical Geographies, Royal Holloway, London, 8 December 2010, including Stephen Graham, … Continue reading

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Political Life of Things workshop

The Political Life of Things A One Day Workshop The Imperial War Museum, London, UK 3rd December 2010 Keynote 1: Jeremy Deller (Turner Prize Winner, 2004) Keynote 2: Jane Bennett (Johns Hopkins, author of Vibrant Matter)  The BISA Poststructural Politics … Continue reading

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

An interesting looking conference – “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects in the Early Modern and Medieval Periods”, March 11-2 2011, George Washington University.  Jane Bennett is the keynote. Details here.

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Reading texts, the canon, and historical access

Having been away for the weekend I feel like the blog debate that has been going on about Derrida and realism has largely passed me by. That’s fine, in a sense, because it’s not something I’m especially concerned with. (You … Continue reading

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Speculations journal

The first volume of a new online journal, Speculations, is now available. Speculations is a journal dedicated to research into speculative realism and post-continental philosophy. Our aim is to facilitate discussion about ongoing developments within these emerging movements and related … Continue reading

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