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

States of slate

-- ∞ "States of Slate" (pdf) - David Wills, 2021 David Wills is professor of French and Francophone Studies at Brown University. His work centers on the originary technicity of the human, developed mainly in three books: Prosthesis, Dorsality, and Inanimation (all published with University of Minnesota Press), as well as in his recent Killing Times: The Temporal Technology of … Continue reading States of slate

Integrated Circuits – Aberrant Forms: Scrolling TikTok with Jacques Lacan

--- ∞ "Integrated Circuits – Aberrant Forms: Scrolling TikTok with Jacques Lacan" (pdf) - Emery Jenson, 2021 emery jenson (they/them) is an editor, writer, researcher, and artist from Durham, North Carolina. They are currently a PhD student in Literary studies at UW Madison and a graduate affiliate with the Center for Culture, History and Environment. … Continue reading Integrated Circuits – Aberrant Forms: Scrolling TikTok with Jacques Lacan

I m p r o m p t u: THE ALIEN – Heraclitus’s Cut

-- ∞  "I m p r o m p t u: The Alien – Heraclitus’s Cut" (pdf) - Carlos A. Segovia, 2021 Carlos A. Segovia is an independent British-born Spanish philosopher working on counter-dominant conceptual worlds and post-nihilism. He has been associate professor of philosophy and religious studies at Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus (Spain) … Continue reading I m p r o m p t u: THE ALIEN – Heraclitus’s Cut

Earth-Gaia: Metamorphosis of the Black Earth

-- ∞ "Earth-Gaia: Metamorphosis of the Black Earth" (pdf) - Sophie Gosselin and David gé Bartoli, 2021 Sophie Gosselin is a French philosopher, teaching in the Master of Environmental Studies at EHESS (Paris), member of Terrestres.org, and co-author with David gé Bartoli of Le toucher du monde, techniques du naturer (ed. Dehors, 2019). David gé … Continue reading Earth-Gaia: Metamorphosis of the Black Earth

Stratum 9

--- "Take a walk at night. Walk so silently that the bottoms of your feet become ears." - Pauline Oliveros --- THEORY/FICTION: Benjamin Klug, "Kin of the Cosmos"Doron Darnov, "Review of Navigating the Planetary (H. Amanshauser and K. Bradley, eds.)"Kaitlin Moore, "A blank canvas, a painter's brush: Geoengineering and the Eschaton in Supergiant Games’s Transistor … Continue reading Stratum 9