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Despite the efforts of historians, scribes, and all sorts of archivists, the quantity of what is irretrievably lost in the history of society and in the history of individuals is infinitely greater than what can be stored in the archives of memory.

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Book/Chapter Announcement: Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

The book has been out for a few months now, but I’ve yet to make an announcement here. Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology came out of Drew University’s Transdisciplinary Theology Conference. 221 more words


The animal within

Are you fascinated by what differentiates you from other living things, in particular other mobile living beings that occupy similar spatial dimensions and habitats to us, i.e. 703 more words


Race, violence and biopolitics in Francophone postcolonial studies

Special Issue of International Journal of Francophone Studies, volume 17, numbers 3 & 4, 2014

A volume that problematizes the construction of race and power. 122 more words


"I Can't Remember if I Kissed You the Last Time I Saw You": Ubiquitous and Individual Memory after 9/11.

9/11 was one of those ‘unusual and unsettling events’[1] that both ‘call for recognition’[2] but will also never be collectively forgotten. Nearly anyone in the Western world could answer the question ‘what do you remember?’ or ‘what were you doing when 9/11 happened? 1,465 more words


4th Sunday in Advent

Hi, Gang!

Today is the Winter Solstice – the longest darkness of the year. (The solar year, that is.)

It always seems appropriate on this holiday to reflect on Robert Frost’s poem… 518 more words