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Figure/Ground interview with Leonard Lawlor

Figure/Ground interview with Leonard Lawlor Leonard Lawlor is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Continental philosophy. He received his doctorate from SUNY Stony Brook in 1988 and taught at the University of Memphis from 1989–2008, where he held the position … Continue reading

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The Intimate Life of Violence: Brad Evans interviews Elaine Scarry at LARB

The Intimate Life of Violence: Brad Evans interviews Elaine Scarry at Los Angeles Review of Books. This the 16th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence. This conversation is with the … Continue reading

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The Browser talks to Will Davies (podcast)

Robert Cottrell talks to Will Davies about blogging, writing, sociology and social media on The Browser – podcast.

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Edward S. Casey, The World on Edge reviewed at NDPR by Fred Evans

Edward S. Casey, The World on Edge is reviewed at NDPR by Fred Evans. I’d missed this book when it came out earlier this year, but looks like another important study by Casey. Here’s the press description of the book: From … Continue reading

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Latest book reviews, December 2017

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
The end of 2017 is nigh, so it’s time to look back at the book reviews we’ve published in the last quarter… There are some timely essays in this latest batch, which starts with Jim…

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Caren Kaplan, Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above – forthcoming in January and open access introduction

Caren Kaplan, Aerial Aftermaths: Wartime from Above – forthcoming in January from Duke University Press. You can read the introduction here. From the first vistas provided by flight in balloons in the eighteenth century to the most recent sensing operations … Continue reading

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Todd Mei – Exploring an economic turn in phenomenology: Land as hypokeimenon (audio)

Todd Mei – Exploring an economic turn in phenomenology: Land as hypokeimenon (audio) – Kingston University, 23 November 2017 In this lecture Todd Mei will expand upon an argument in his recent (2017) book, Land and the Given Economy: The … Continue reading

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Political Thought, Time and History: An International Conference – Cambridge, 10-11 May 2018

Full details and programme heherere. It is easy to assume that political thought is bound up with time and history.  To most historians, time and history are obvious dimensions of politics; politics occur in contexts which are temporal and historical, … Continue reading

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When did Foucault translate Leo Spitzer?

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
One of the few translations made by Michel Foucault, and perhaps the most unusual, was an essay by literary theorist Leo Spitzer. It was published as “Arts du langage et linguistique”, in Leo Spitzer, Etudes de style, Paris: Gallimard,…

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Drone Imaginaries and Society, Odense, June 5-6 2018

Drone Imaginaries and Society – full details here (via Geographical Imaginations) University of Southern Denmark, June 5-6, 2018 Room Sky (Odense Campus College) Organizer: Kathrin Maurer (Phd, Dr. Phil) Associate Professor of German Studies kamau@sdu.dk Keynote Speaker: Derek Gregory: Peter Wall … Continue reading

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