I have a piece up at The Immanent Frame entitled “Curse God and Die: On Agamben and Job.” It use Agamben’s reflections on oaths and curses in The Sacrament of Language as a framework for investigating the frequent references to cursing God in The Book of Job.
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The events of 9/11 have been dubbed by both politicians and academics as ‘the day that everything changed’. It has been widely thought of as Neal suggests as ‘a sudden irruption’ 1,729 more words
Why Does the Number of Stateless People Continue to Grow? A Poststructuralist Approach to Statelessness.
A scan of the current literature on statelessness sees it yielding under a wealth of stories and case studies depicting the plight of the Izbrisani in Slovenia, the Rohingya in Burma, the Biharis in Bangladesh or more recently the ‘growing number’ of stateless people in the Middle East… 4,060 more words
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“‘How do you mean, ‘doughnut hole’?’ Ti-Jeanne had asked. ‘That’s what they call it when an inner city collapses and people run into the suburbs” (