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Transcendental Clones & Generic-Humanity: Ray Brassier, Nina Power, And Returning to The Question of The Human

“Thus, the non-human subject of the death-drive is neither HE nor SHE but IT: the transcendental clone. The cloned subject of transcendental parthenogenesis which yields IT as universal non-human subject of the unconscious-the unconscious subject with which I am identical in the last instance.” – Ray Brassier…

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Infinita tristeza: las esquirlas de las violencias en México por Rossana Reguillo

Zapopan, Jalisco, Mayo 17 de 2015*

Dice el diccionario que una esquirla es una astilla o fragmento alargado y con punta desprendido de un hueso fracturado o de una piedra, un vidrio u otro material duro. 1,826 more words


What is Literature?

When I choose a subject to talk about, in this summer lecture, I try to find something that gets missed, in the rest of the syllabus. 7,908 more words


Badiou And Hazan: Anti-Semitism, War On Terror, Israel

Presentation from the publisher (Verso):

“Dissecting how facile accusations of “anti-Semitism” are used to stifle dissent.

Since the inception of the “War on Terror”, Israel has become increasingly important to Western imperial strategy and ever more aggressive in its policies towards the Palestinians.  378 more words

Translation duets #5: Hypertranslation

Note: As part of my final project for Bodies on the Line, a graduate seminar taught by Dr. Harmony Bench in the Department of Dance at OSU, I’m documenting the process of creating a series of duets that address repetition, interchangeability, translation as commentary, and the body as an archive.  656 more words


Support Statement for the Nagkahiusang Kusog sa Estudyante (NKE)

“You made me indestructible because with you I do not end in myself.”
— Pablo Neruda, “To My Party”

There is no bright future for the youth under the present dispensation: suffering from the worsening commercialization of education, they face a future of joblessness, low wages, and oppression under a system that serves the ruling classes and their foreign masters.

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