Another Letter from Utopia Is Possible

-- ∞ “Another Letter from Utopia Is Possible” (pdf) - Joshua Schuster, 2022 Joshua Schuster is an associate professor of English at Western University in Canada. He often dreams about writing a book on how poetics will be necessary for any alien communications, just as poetics is necessary for any communications on Earth.

A Conversation on Planetary Social Thought

-- ∞ “Nigel Clark and Bronislaw Szerszynski: A conversation on Planetary Social Thought” (2022) On Friday, February 11, 2022, the UW-Madison workshop “Alien Earth: Introduction to Planetary Humanities” met with Nigel Clark and Bronislaw Szerszynski to discuss their book Planetary Social Thought: The Anthropocene Challenge to the Social Sciences (Polity Press, 2020). In a conversation spanning environmental … Continue reading A Conversation on Planetary Social Thought

On Barbara Glowczewski’s Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

-- ∞ "On Barbara Glowczewski’s Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze (Edinburgh University Press, 2020)" (pdf) - Bouazza Benachir (2022) Bouazza Benachir is an academic researcher, former professor of Philosophy and African Studies at Mohammed-V University in Rabat, and Doctor of State in Literature at Panthéon-Sorbonne University. Author of several essays (on African-Maghrebi cultures, African … Continue reading On Barbara Glowczewski’s Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Deleuze, Guattari and the art of multiplicity: A book review

--- "Deleuze, Guattari and the Art of Multiplicity (Radek Przedpełski & S.E. Wilmer, eds., 2020): A Book Review" - Arun Saldanha, 2022 Deleuze, Guattari and the Art of Multiplicity exemplifies the strongly transversal nature of Deleuze and Guattari studies — denational, nondisciplinary, multiplicitous. Based on a gathering in Dublin, many authors are well-established in the international … Continue reading Deleuze, Guattari and the art of multiplicity: A book review

Sex with Robots

-- ∞ "Sex with Robots: the Turing Test's Gender Glitch" - Doron Darnov, 2022 Twenty first century film and television have increasingly embraced stories in which humans have sex with robots, cyborgs, and various other forms of artificial intelligence. What can these stories tell us about sex and gender in contemporary culture? (Bad Media Studies) … Continue reading Sex with Robots

The Lunar System Sound Collage

-- https://alienocene.files.wordpress.com/2021/10/hanna-david-alienocene-new.wav --- ∞ "The Lunar System Sound Collage" – Hanna Mattes & David Rothenberg (2021) The Lunar System Sound Collage is a sound and poetry collaboration between musician and philosopher David Rothenberg and myself, visual and performance artist Hanna Mattes. After having worked on several sound pieces remotely for a year – him in … Continue reading The Lunar System Sound Collage