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Theory after Queer Theory and the Subject (and Objects)

I recently got around to reading the conversation between Tim Dean and Robyn Wiegman on the question of “critique.” It was published in a special issue of… 986 more words

Continental Philosophy

Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope (Conference, 12-13 July)

A two-day conference on 12th-13th July will examine risk and its relation to the future. There will be over twenty academic papers, with keynote lectures by Michaeline Crichlow (Duke), Simon During (Queensland), and Walter Mignolo (Duke).  495 more words

Events

Love and Futurity- A Thought

Love and Futurity: there is always an incompleteness, an inadequacy that constitutes our orientation toward-possibility and with/toward-others. In both cases an irresolvable tension constitutes our relations – namely, between the act of and identity in love, and the quality of the other, of the not-yet, that forever eludes culmination, or fulfillment, in any total sense on the side of one’s Self. 184 more words

Putting Monsters on the Map

A review of Kate Story’s “Equus” in Clockwork Canada: Steampunk Fiction, edited by Dominik Parisien (Exile Editions, 2016)By Derek Newman-Stille


Fairy tale collides with steampunk in Kate Story’s “Equus”, where the past and ideas of futurity collide to create an uncertain present. 291 more words

Fiction Book Reviews

Impossible futures and the torture of refugee women 

It is fair to say that Australia’s refugee policy is cruel and punitive. We have a migration act created specifically to contravene our international human rights obligations. 1,281 more words

Gender

Physicists are excited by the discovery because it opens the door for telescopes that can “see” gravity.

At the press conference, Reitze said that the gravitational waves the scientists recorded from the colliding black holes “proves that binary black holes exist in the universe.” And that hasn’t been done before.

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Knowledge

Rodney's Progress...and Pastures New

We have had a fantastic summer with Rodney  – he has been an absolute star to handle and has grown up into a beautiful two year old. 116 more words