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Issues in 21c Critical Theory

Below is the course I’ll be offering in the Liberal Studies Masters program at the New School for Social Research …

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LettersScience

Virno on Human Nature

One of the central arguments of Paolo Virno’s book When Word Becomes Flesh (Semiotext(e), 2015) is that the conditions of possibility …

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CapitalismLettersMedia & PublicsRace

Paul Gilroy: Race and ‘Useful Violence’

Aimé Césaire called it: the so-called west is a decaying civilization. In both the United States and Europe, where institutions …

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CapitalismLettersMedia & PublicsTheory & Practice

As the veneer of democracy starts to fade…

Paolo Virno offers a curious diagnosis of the times. In A Grammar of the Multitude (Semiotext(e), 2004), he writes of …

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'Tentacle Deeps' by Amy Crook
LettersMedia & PublicsSex & Gender

Make Kith Not Kin!

When my daughter was little, we played a game on the way to her preschool called Count the Dog Poo. …

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DemocracyLettersMedia & Publics

Chantal Mouffe on the crisis within liberal democracy

Watching the American Presidential Primaries and now the ‘Brexit’ vote in the UK on leaving the European Union, I am …

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LettersMedia & PublicsSex & GenderTheory & Practice

What the Performative Can’t Perform

Judith Butler‘s Notes Towards a Performative Theory of Assembly (Harvard, 2015) is a series of occasional pieces which, taken together, …

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CapitalismLettersSex & Gender

Class, Gender and Creative Industries

The fate of cultural studies in the United States appears to be twofold. On the one hand, it still generates …

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CapitalismFeatureLetters

The Sublime Language of My Century

  One thing that the left and right now seem to agree on is that the society in which we …

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LettersMedia & PublicsTheory & Practice

The Spectacle of Disintegration

Some might think it a new low, when a candidate for high office starts talking on television about the size …

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