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Some History of Piano Destroyers

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Conference and concerts for New Music


Time: March 10 / 18:30

Place: Academy of Music in Cracow / Chamber Hall… 15 more words

Aleksander Wnuk

Power Dynamics in The Convent of Pleasure by Margaret Cavendish

In the article “Performance, Performativity, and Identity in Margaret Cavendish’s The Convent of Pleasure” Katherine R. Kellett argues that Cavendish’s play “interrogate[s] the limits of performance” by resisting stable identities (Kellett 119). 619 more words

Moving Beyond Awareness

My university recently finished a Mental Health Awareness Week. I wanted to be excited about it but instead I spent half my time bitching to people about how the university doesn’t actually care and the other half of my time making dark jokes about my mental state in my own cheeky attempt at “raising awareness”. 966 more words



Talking about performativity we must keep in mind the concept of real action and phenomenology of perception instead of interpretation of image meaning.

The reason of bodily turn in philosophy of XX century is crisis of metaphysic knowledge. 149 more words


Shameful Pleasures, Pleasurable Shame: Some thoughts on queer Muslim experiences of (re)citing the Qur'an

The Qur’an–or any book for that matter–can cause a lot of shame. And for those of us who find it most difficult to mold ourselves to Islamic norms, we might be more familiar with it than other Muslims. 3,502 more words

Religion, Spirituality, Theology


In an early phase of my work on later modern war I explored the so-called ‘cultural turn’ in US counterinsurgency and its invasive mapping of ‘human terrain’, and as part of the attempt to impel (and interpellate) US soldiers into what I called this ‘rush to the intimate’ I considered the role-playing simulations acted out in mock Iraqi villages and towns fabricated for pre-deployment training in the continental United States (see ‘The rush to the Intimate’: DOWNLOADS tab). 1,750 more words

Late Modern War